How many pounds in a ton?
There are three types of tons, US short ton, UK long ton and the Metric ton (tonne). Depending on what types of ton is converted, the answer to the question of how many pounds in a ton might be different. If you are converting from US tons to pounds, then there are 2000 pounds in a ton. If the conversion is between UK long tons to pounds, then there are 2240 pounds in a long ton. If the conversion is from Metric tons to pounds, then there are 2204.62262 pounds in a tonne.
In this converter page, the tables and the converter is based on the US short tons and pounds.
Here is the list of conversion factors from tons to pounds:
- 1 US short ton = 2000 pounds
- 1 UK long ton = 2240 pounds
- 1 Metric ton (tonne) = 2204.62262 pounds
How to convert US tons to pounds?
1 US ton is equal to 2000 pounds. To convert tons to pounds, multiply the ton value by 2000.
For example, to convert 2 tons to pounds, multiply 2 by 2000, that makes 4000 lbs is 2 tons.
US ton to pounds formula
pound = US ton * 2000
1 US Short Ton = 2000 Pounds
What is a Short Ton?
Short ton is a United States Customary system mass unit. 1 US short ton = 2000 pounds. The symbol is "t".
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