›› 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 chin [China]
long ton to libra [metric]
long ton to firkin [butter, soap]
long ton to atomic mass unit [1998]
long ton to millier
long ton to millimass unit
long ton to onša [Portuguese]
long ton to ton [short, US]
long ton to mercantile pound
long ton to troy pound