›› Measurement unit: long ton

Full name: long ton

Plural form: long tons

Alternate spelling: ton

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1016.0469088


›› Similar units

long ton
ton [long, UK]


›› 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 0.00098420652761106 long ton.


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›› Definition: Long ton

A long ton (sometimes known as a gross ton or weight ton) is the name used in the US for the unit called the "ton" in the avoirdupois or Imperial system of measurements, as used (alongside the metric system) in the United Kingdom and several other Commonwealth countries. It is equal to 2240 pounds (exactly 1016.0469088 kilograms). It has some limited use in the US, most commonly in measuring the displacement of ships.


›› Sample conversions: long ton

long ton to mahnd [Arab]
long ton to gigatonne
long ton to catti [China]
long ton to pound [metric]
long ton to tonelada [Portugal]
long ton to marc [France]
long ton to kiloton [short, US]
long ton to arroba [Spain]
long ton to metric tonne
long ton to momme [Japan]