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kiloliters to quarts
klqt
1 kl 1056.6882 qt
2 kl 2113.3764 qt
3 kl 3170.0646 qt
4 kl 4226.7528 qt
5 kl 5283.4411 qt
6 kl 6340.1293 qt
7 kl 7396.8175 qt
8 kl 8453.5057 qt
9 kl 9510.1939 qt
10 kl 10566.8821 qt
11 kl 11623.5703 qt
12 kl 12680.2585 qt
13 kl 13736.9467 qt
14 kl 14793.6349 qt
15 kl 15850.3232 qt
16 kl 16907.0114 qt
17 kl 17963.6996 qt
18 kl 19020.3878 qt
19 kl 20077.076 qt
20 kl 21133.7642 qt

How to convert

1 kiloliter (kl) = 1056.68821 quart (qt). Kiloliter (kl) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system. Quart (qt) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system.

Kiloliters - A Unit of Volume

Definition of the Kiloliter

A kiloliter (symbol kl or kL) is a unit of volume that corresponds to one thousand liters (1000 liters) or one cubic meter (1 m3). It is a unit of volume in the metric system, which is based on the meter as the base unit of length.

One kiloliter is equal to 0.001 cubic meters, 61023.744 cubic inches, or 264.172 gallons.

History of the Kiloliter

The kiloliter is derived from the liter, which is a unit of volume that was introduced in France in 1795 as part of the metric system. The liter was defined as one cubic decimeter (0.1 meter) in length, width, and height. The liter was later redefined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at its maximum density and standard atmospheric pressure. The current definition of the liter, adopted in 1964, is based on the cubic meter, which is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one meter in length.

The kiloliter was first used as a unit of volume for measuring large amounts of liquids and gases, such as water, milk, juice, oil, fuel, air, and oxygen. The kiloliter was also used for measuring some solids, such as sugar, salt, and flour. The kiloliter was adopted as a standard unit of measure in many countries that use the metric system, such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Sweden.

How to Convert Kiloliters

To convert kiloliters to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

  • To convert kiloliters to cubic meters, multiply by 0.001.
    • Example: 2 kl × 0.001 = 0.002 m3
  • To convert kiloliters to cubic inches, multiply by 61023.744.
    • Example: 2 kl × 61023.744 = 122047.488 in3
  • To convert kiloliters to milliliters or liters, multiply by 1000000 or 1000 respectively.
    • Example: 2 kl × 1000000 = 2000000 mL or 2 kl × 1000 = 2000 L
  • To convert kiloliters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 264.172.
    • Example: 2 kl × 264.172 = 528.344 gal
  • To convert kiloliters to bushels (US), multiply by 28.37825.
    • Example: 2 kl × 28.37825 = 56.7565 bu
  • To convert kiloliters to barrels (oil), multiply by 6.28981.
    • Example: 2 kl × 6.28981 = 12.57962 bbl

To convert other units of volume to kiloliters, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

  • To convert cubic meters to kiloliters, divide by 0.001.
    • Example: 0.002 m3 ÷ 0.001 = 2 kl
  • To convert cubic inches to kiloliters, divide by 61023.744.
    • Example: 122047.488 in3 ÷ 61023.744 = 2 kl
  • To convert milliliters or liters to kiloliters, divide by 1000000 or 1000 respectively.
    • Example: 2000000 mL ÷ 1000000 = 2 kl or 2000 L ÷ 1000 = 2 kl
  • To convert gallons (US liquid) to kiloliters, divide by 264.172.
    • Example: 528.344 gal ÷ 264.172 = 2 kl
  • To convert bushels (US) to kiloliters, divide by 28.37825.
    • Example: 56.7565 bu ÷ 28.37825 = 2 kl
  • To convert barrels (oil) to kiloliters, divide by 6.28981.
    • Example: 12.57962 bbl ÷ 6.28981 = 2 kl

Where Kiloliters are Used

Kiloliters are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.

Some examples are:

  • In many countries that use the metric system, kiloliters are used for measuring large amounts of liquids and gases, such as water, milk, juice, soda, beer, wine, oil, fuel, air, and oxygen.
  • In some countries that use the imperial system, such as the United States and Canada, kiloliters are used for measuring some liquids and gases, such as water, milk, juice, oil, fuel, air, and oxygen.
  • In the agricultural industry, kiloliters are used for measuring the volume of crops, such as grains, fruits, and vegetables.
  • In the industrial industry, kiloliters are used for measuring the volume of products, such as chemicals, plastics, and metals.
  • In the environmental industry, kiloliters are used for measuring the volume of waste, such as sewage, sludge, and garbage.

Example Conversions of Kiloliters to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of kiloliters to other units of volume:

  • 1 kl = 0.001 m3
  • 1 kl = 61023.744 in3
  • 1 kl = 1000000 mL or 1000 L
  • 1 kl = 264.172 gal
  • 1 kl = 28.37825 bu
  • 1 kl = 6.28981 bbl

Quarts: A Unit of Volume

Quarts are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc. They are different from cups, which are a smaller unit of volume. Quarts are also different from gallons, which are a larger unit of volume. Quarts are also different from barrel of oil equivalent (BOE), which is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel of crude oil.

Definition of Quarts

A quart is defined as a quarter of a gallon in the US customary system and the British imperial system of measurement. However, the size of a quart varies depending on the type of gallon used:

  • A liquid quart is equal to 0.946 liters or 0.208 gallons in the US customary system. It is equivalent to 32 fluid ounces or 4 cups in the US customary system.
  • A dry quart is equal to 1.101 liters or 0.227 gallons in the US customary system. It is equivalent to 37.24 cubic inches or 67.2 tablespoons in the US customary system.
  • An imperial quart is equal to 1.136 liters or 0.25 gallons in the British imperial system. It is equivalent to 40 fluid ounces or 4 imperial cups in the British imperial system.

History of Quarts

The origin of the term quart as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Latin word quartus, which means fourth. Quarts have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of quarts varied depending on the type and quantity of the goods, the availability of materials, and the customs of different regions and countries.

The use of quarts as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these quarts was based on the gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wheat or wine. The quart was convenient for measuring and dividing smaller amounts of liquids and dry goods.

The use of quarts as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The quart was gradually replaced by units such as liters, kilograms, etc. However, some countries and regions still use quarts for certain types of liquids and dry goods, especially in cooking and baking.

How to Convert Quarts

To convert quarts to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:

  • To convert liquid quarts to liters: multiply by 0.946

  • To convert liquid quarts to fluid ounces: multiply by 32

  • To convert liquid quarts to cups: multiply by 4

  • To convert liquid quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert liquid quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.208

  • To convert liquid quarts to BOE: divide by 6

  • To convert dry quarts to liters: multiply by 1.101

  • To convert dry quarts to cubic inches: multiply by 37.24

  • To convert dry quarts to tablespoons: multiply by 67.2

  • To convert dry quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert dry quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.227

  • To convert dry quarts to BOE: divide by 5.5

  • To convert imperial quarts to liters: multiply by 1.136

  • To convert imperial quarts to fluid ounces: multiply by 40

  • To convert imperial quarts to cups: multiply by 4

  • To convert imperial quarts to gallons (US): multiply by 0.3

  • To convert imperial quarts to gallons (UK): multiply by 0.25

  • To convert imperial quarts to BOE: divide by 5

Where Quarts are Used

Quarts are mainly used in some countries and regions that still use the US customary system or the British imperial system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc., and dry goods such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc., to recipes.

In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, quarts are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as liters, kilograms, etc.

Example Conversions of Quarts to Other Units

Here are some examples of converting quarts to other units of volume:

  • 1 liquid quart = 0.946 liters

  • 2 liquid quarts = 64 fluid ounces

  • 3 liquid quarts = 12 cups

  • 4 liquid quarts = 1 gallon (US)

  • 5 liquid quarts = 1.04 gallons (UK)

  • 6 liquid quarts = 1 BOE

  • 1 dry quart = 1.101 liters

  • 2 dry quarts = 74.48 cubic inches

  • 3 dry quarts = 201.6 tablespoons

  • 4 dry quarts = 1 gallon (US)

  • 5 dry quarts = 1.136 gallons (UK)

  • 6 dry quarts = 1.091 BOE

  • 1 imperial quart = 1.136 liters

  • 2 imperial quarts = 80 fluid ounces

  • 3 imperial quarts = 12 cups

  • 4 imperial quarts = 1.2 gallons (US)

  • 5 imperial quarts = 1.25 gallons (UK)

  • 6 imperial quarts = 1.2 BOE.

The US liquid quart equals to 0.946352946 liters.



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