Troy Ounce Gram Conversion

Knowing the different measures

A troy ounce can be differentiated from the common ounce used in grocery stores, as a troy ounce is a little heavier than the common ounce. The prices mentioned on trading and commodities websites pertaining to the prices of gold, silver and other precious metals usually mention the price in terms of a troy ounce, and at times just the term ounce is mentioned, but this must be taken to mean troy ounce in case of precious metals. You may need to convert this measure into grams and for troy ounce conversion into any other measure you need to know the equivalent weight.

Troy Ounce, Ounce, Grams and Grains

For troy conversion into avoirdupois ounce, you should know that one troy ounce has 31.103 grams in it, and if you want troy ounce gram conversion, you just need to multiply it with 31.103 and you can have the weight in the form of grams. Another system of weighing involves the number of grains present in the precious metal. For this kind of conversion, there are 480 grains present in one troy ounce and hence for converting any value of troy ounce into grains, you can multiply the value of the troy ounces with 480 to get the weight in grains.

In case of troy ounce conversion into pounds, then there are 12 troy ounces in one troy pound and hence you have to multiply the troy ounce value with 0.0833 (1/12). For converting one troy ounce into the ordinary ounce or the avoirdupois ounce, it is necessary to take into account that one troy ounce is equal to 1.1 avoirdupois ounces, and hence, to convert a troy ounce into ounce you need to multiply the troy ounce weight with 1.1, or to get a more accurate value with 1.0971.

Troy Ounce and Troy Pound

For yet another conversion value, the troy ounce has .1 more weight than the avoirdupois ounce and hence if you wish to convert a troy ounce value into avoirdupois pound, then you should multiply the value of the troy ounce with .1 or to get a more accurate value, with 0.0685. You should keep in mind that the troy pound is less in weight than the avoirdupois pound, though the troy ounce is greater in weight than the avoirdupois ounce. This is attributed to the fact that there are 12 troy ounces in the troy pound, whereas there are 16 avoirdupois ounces in an avoirdupois pound.

If you wish to avail troy ounce conversion of pounds into other measures, then for converting one troy pound into grams, one troy pound should be multiplied by 373.24 in order to obtain the equivalent in grams. In case of conversion of troy pound into troy ounces, you can multiply the value by 12 as there are 12 troy ounces in a troy pound.


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Troy Ounce Gram Conversion

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