# Short ton conversions

The short ton conversion selector here selects the mass/weight measurement unit to convert to starting from short tons. To make a conversion starting from a unit of mass other than short ton, simply click on the "Reset" button.

## About short ton

The **short ton** is a unit of mass in the US customary system of units equal to 907.18474 kilograms (1 short ton = 907.18474 kg), the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI).

The short ton is also equal to 907,184.74 grams (g) or 0.90718474 × 10^{9} milligrams (mg) (SI units of mass), or 0.90718474 metric tons (a unit of mass in the metric system), or 0.892857 long tons (an Imperial unit of mass), or approximately 2,000 pounds (lb) or 32,000 ounces (oz), which are US customary / Imperial units of mass.

Conversions of various tons:

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

Plural: short tons

Also known as: ton (US) (plural: tons (US)), net ton (plural: net tons)