How Many Pounds are in a Ton

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Learn how many pounds are in a ton

Converting a pound weight measurement to a ton measurement involves multiplying your weight by the conversion ratio to find the result. A pound is equal to 0.0005 tons, so to convert simply multiply by 0.0005.

For example, 5lb = (5 × 0.0005) = 0.0025T.

Pounds and tons are both units used to measure weight. Learn more about weight and find more weight measurement conversion calculators. A pound is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as lb, for example 1lb. A ton is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as T, for example 1T.

Pounds to tons conversion factors are listed below (from pounds to metric, short (US) and long (UK) tons). To calculate how many short tons in pounds, multiply the pound value by the conversion factor or use the converter.

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

For example, to calculate how many tons there are in 1000 pounds, multiply the pound value by the conversion factor, 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“.

Pound Measurements and Equivalent Ton Conversions

Common pound values converted to the equivalent ton value
Pounds Tons Pounds Tons Pounds Tons
1 0.0005 21 0.0105 41 0.0205
2 0.001 22 0.011 42 0.021
3 0.0015 23 0.0115 43 0.0215
4 0.002 24 0.012 44 0.022
5 0.0025 25 0.0125 45 0.0225
6 0.003 26 0.013 46 0.023
7 0.0035 27 0.0135 47 0.0235
8 0.004 28 0.014 48 0.024
9 0.0045 29 0.0145 49 0.0245
10 0.005 30 0.015 50 0.025
11 0.0055 31 0.0155 51 0.0255
12 0.006 32 0.016 52 0.026
13 0.0065 33 0.0165 53 0.0265
14 0.007 34 0.017 54 0.027
15 0.0075 35 0.0175 55 0.0275
16 0.008 36 0.018 56 0.028
17 0.0085 37 0.0185 57 0.0285
18 0.009 38 0.019 58 0.029
19 0.0095 39 0.0195 59 0.0295
20 0.01 40 0.02 60 0.03