How many pounds in a ton?
1 US short (net) ton is equal to 2000 pounds (lbs). 1 Imperial long (gross) ton is equal to 2240 pounds. 1 Metric ton (tonne) is equal to 2204.62262 pounds.
1 US Short Ton = 2000 Pounds
1 Imperial Long Ton = 2240 Pounds
1 Metric Ton = 2204.62262 Pounds
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How to convert tons to pounds (lbs)?
To find out how many pounds there are in "x" tons, multiply the ton value by 2000 for US short ton, 2240 for UK long ton or 2204.62262 for the metric ton.
For example, to find out how many pounds there are in a ton and a half, multiply the ton value by the conversion factor, 1.5 * 2000 = 3000 lbs in 1.5 short tons.
You may also use this weight and mass units conversion calculator tool to convert between all weight & mass units.
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 pounds (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 equals 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 Imperial and United States Customary measurement systems. International avoirdupois pound is defined as 0.45359237 kilograms. The symbol is "lb".