›› Measurement unit: short ton

Full name: short ton

Plural form: short tons

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 907.18474

›› Similar units

ton [short, US]
short ton

›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.00110231131092 short ton.

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›› Definition: Short ton

The short ton is a unit of mass equal to 2000 lb (exactly 907.18474 kg). In the United States it is often called simply "ton" without distinguishing it from the metric ton (or tonne) and the long ton —rather, the other two are specifically noted. There are, however, some U.S. applications for which "tons", even if unidentified, are usually long tons (e.g., Navy ships) or metric tons (e.g., world grain production figures).

›› Sample conversions: short ton

short ton to quintal [metric]
short ton to gram
short ton to koyan [Malaysia]
short ton to zentner [Germany]
short ton to as [Northern Europe]
short ton to kip
short ton to millimass unit
short ton to kwan [Japan]
short ton to dekagram
short ton to ons [Dutch]