To convert from pounds to tons, multiply by the right conversion factors listed below, or simply use the converter to find out how many short tons in pounds.
1 Pound = 0.0005 (1/2000) Short Ton [US, Canada]
1 Pound = 0.000446428571 Long Ton [UK]
1 Pound = 0.00045359237 Metric Ton
Pound is a unit of mass in imperial and U.S. customary systems. The abbreviations are "lb", "lbs".
Ton is a unit of mass in different measurement systems and usually mistaken with each other. The short ton (also known as net ton) equals to 2000 pounds and used in north america (united states and canada), the long ton (also known as weight ton or gross ton) is used in imperial system (UK and some of the other english speaking countries) and defined as 2240 pounds or 1016 kilograms,
and finally the metric ton (also known as tonne) equals to 1000 kilograms and used in metric system. The abbreviation is "T".
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