How many pounds in a ton?
There are 2000 pounds in 1 United States short ton. To convert short tons to pounds, multiply the ton value by 2000.
To convert pounds to short tons, multiply the pound value by 0.0005 or divide by 2000.
1 US Short Ton = 2000 Pounds
British Imperial:
There are 2240 pounds in 1 imperial long ton. To convert imperial long tons to pounds, multiply the imperial ton value by 2240.
To convert pounds to imperial long tons, multiply the pound value by 0.000446428571 or divide by 2240.
1 Imperial Ton = 2240 Pounds
Metric System:
There are 2204.62262 pounds in 1 Metric ton (tonne). To convert Metric tons to pounds, multiply the Metric ton value by 2204.62262.
To convert pounds to Metric tons, multiply the pound value by 0.00045359237 or divide by 2204.62262.
1 Metric Ton = 2204.62262 Pounds
What is Ton?
Ton (tonne) is a unit of mass in United States Customary, Imperial and Metric measurement systems. The symbol is "T".
The short ton (also known as net ton) is equal to 2000 lbs (907.18474 kg) and used in North America (United States and Canada).
The long ton (also known as weight or gross ton) is used in the imperial system and is equal to 2240 lbs (1016.04691 kg).
The metric ton (also known as tonne) is equal to 2204.62262 lbs (1000 kg) and used in the metric system.
What is Pound?
Pound (lb) is a unit of mass in the imperial and United States Customary measurement systems. International avoirdupois pound is defined as 0.45359237 kg. The symbol is "lb".