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What is long ton?

The long ton is a unit of mass in the Imperial system of units equal to 1,016.0469088 kilograms (1 long ton = 1,016.0469088 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to 1.0160469088x106 grams (g) or 1.0160469088x109 milligrams (mg) (SI units of mass), or 1.0160469 metric tons (a unit of mass in the metric system), or 1.12 short tons (a US customary unit of mass), or approximately 2,240 pounds (lb) or 35,840 ounces (oz), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.

Conversions of various tons:

  • The short ton is equal to 2,000 pounds (lb) or 907.18474 kilograms (kg)
  • The long ton is equal to 2,240 pounds (lb) or 1,016.0469088 kilograms (kg)
  • The metric ton (or tonne) is equal to 2,204.6226218 pounds (lb) or 1,000 kilograms (kg)

long tons

Also known as:

ton (UK) (plural: tons (UK)), gross ton (plural: gross tons), ton (plural: tons, in Navy ships in the US)