Pounds to Tons Conversion

To convert between pounds (lbs) and tons, enter a pound or a ton value into the converter and the result will be displayed.

Enter Pound
Enter US Short Ton
Enter UK Long Ton
Enter Metric Ton

Pounds to tons conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many tons in pounds, multiply the pound value by the conversion factor.

1 Pound = 0.0005 (1/2000) Short Ton [US]
1 Pound = 0.000446428571 Long Ton [UK]
1 Pound = 0.00045359237 Metric Ton

For example, to find out how many tons there are in 1000 pounds, multiply the pound value by the conversion factor, that makes 1000 lbs * 1/2000 = 0.5 short ton in 1000 lbs.

Pound is a unit of mass in imperial and US 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 United States, 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 abbreviations for ton are "T" and "t".

Create Custom Conversion Table
To create your own custom conversion table click "Create Table" botton. To change values, you may enter a "Start" value (1, 2.5, 5 etc), select a an "Increment" value (0.01, 5, 100 etc) and select an "Accuracy" value to round the result.