# Long Tons Conversion

The long ton is a unit used to measure weight. Use one of the conversion calculators below to convert to another unit of measure, or read on to learn more about long tons.

## Long Ton Conversion Calculators

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## Long Ton Definition and Usage

One long ton is equal to 2,240 pounds and is mostly used in the United Kingdom as a unit of mass/weight.^{[1]} Long tons are not the same as the short ton, which is used mostly in the United States, or the metric ton which is used throughout the world.

The long ton is an imperial unit of weight. A long ton is sometimes also referred to as an imperial ton or displacement ton. Long tons can be abbreviated as *lt*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *t*. For example, 1 long ton can be written as 1 lt or 1 t.

## Long Tons Measurement Conversion Table

If you're here then there's a good chance you might be wondering just how much is a long ton? The chart below shows how much a long ton is in other measures of weight.

long tons | tons | pounds | ounces | metric tons | kilograms | grams | milligrams | carats |
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1 lt | 1.12 t | 2,240 lb | 35,840 oz | 1.016047 t | 1,016 kg | 1,016,047 g | 1,016,046,900 mg | 5,080,235 ct |

2 lt | 2.24 t | 4,480 lb | 71,680 oz | 2.032094 t | 2,032 kg | 2,032,094 g | 2,032,093,800 mg | 10,160,469 ct |

3 lt | 3.36 t | 6,720 lb | 107,520 oz | 3.048141 t | 3,048 kg | 3,048,141 g | 3,048,140,700 mg | 15,240,704 ct |

4 lt | 4.48 t | 8,960 lb | 143,360 oz | 4.064188 t | 4,064 kg | 4,064,188 g | 4,064,187,600 mg | 20,320,938 ct |

5 lt | 5.6 t | 11,200 lb | 179,200 oz | 5.080235 t | 5,080 kg | 5,080,235 g | 5,080,234,500 mg | 25,401,173 ct |

6 lt | 6.72 t | 13,440 lb | 215,040 oz | 6.096281 t | 6,096 kg | 6,096,281 g | 6,096,281,400 mg | 30,481,407 ct |

7 lt | 7.84 t | 15,680 lb | 250,880 oz | 7.112328 t | 7,112 kg | 7,112,328 g | 7,112,328,300 mg | 35,561,642 ct |

8 lt | 8.96 t | 17,920 lb | 286,720 oz | 8.128375 t | 8,128 kg | 8,128,375 g | 8,128,375,200 mg | 40,641,876 ct |

9 lt | 10.08 t | 20,160 lb | 322,560 oz | 9.144422 t | 9,144 kg | 9,144,422 g | 9,144,422,100 mg | 45,722,111 ct |

10 lt | 11.2 t | 22,400 lb | 358,400 oz | 10.160469 t | 10,160 kg | 10,160,469 g | 10,160,469,000 mg | 50,802,345 ct |

11 lt | 12.32 t | 24,640 lb | 394,240 oz | 11.176516 t | 11,177 kg | 11,176,516 g | 11,176,515,900 mg | 55,882,580 ct |

12 lt | 13.44 t | 26,880 lb | 430,080 oz | 12.192563 t | 12,193 kg | 12,192,563 g | 12,192,562,800 mg | 60,962,814 ct |

13 lt | 14.56 t | 29,120 lb | 465,920 oz | 13.20861 t | 13,209 kg | 13,208,610 g | 13,208,609,700 mg | 66,043,049 ct |

14 lt | 15.68 t | 31,360 lb | 501,760 oz | 14.224657 t | 14,225 kg | 14,224,657 g | 14,224,656,600 mg | 71,123,283 ct |

15 lt | 16.8 t | 33,600 lb | 537,600 oz | 15.240704 t | 15,241 kg | 15,240,704 g | 15,240,703,500 mg | 76,203,518 ct |

16 lt | 17.92 t | 35,840 lb | 573,440 oz | 16.25675 t | 16,257 kg | 16,256,750 g | 16,256,750,400 mg | 81,283,752 ct |

17 lt | 19.04 t | 38,080 lb | 609,280 oz | 17.272797 t | 17,273 kg | 17,272,797 g | 17,272,797,300 mg | 86,363,987 ct |

18 lt | 20.16 t | 40,320 lb | 645,120 oz | 18.288844 t | 18,289 kg | 18,288,844 g | 18,288,844,200 mg | 91,444,221 ct |

19 lt | 21.28 t | 42,560 lb | 680,960 oz | 19.304891 t | 19,305 kg | 19,304,891 g | 19,304,891,100 mg | 96,524,456 ct |

20 lt | 22.4 t | 44,800 lb | 716,800 oz | 20.320938 t | 20,321 kg | 20,320,938 g | 20,320,938,000 mg | 101,604,690 ct |

## References

- State of California Division of Measurement Standards, Brief History of Weights and Measures, https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/trainingmodules/Module_05.pdf