Long Tons to Pounds & Ounces Conversion

Enter the weight in long tons below to get the value converted to pounds.

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1 lt = 2,239.999981 lb
1 lt = 2239 lb 15.999695999999 oz
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How to Convert Long Tons to Pounds

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To convert a long ton measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One long ton is equal to 2,239.999981 pounds, so use this simple formula to convert:

pounds = long tons × 2,239.999981

The weight in pounds is equal to the long tons multiplied by 2,239.999981.

For example, here's how to convert 5 long tons to pounds using the formula above.
5 lt = (5 × 2,239.999981) = 11,199.999903 lb

Long tons and pounds are both units used to measure weight. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Long Tons

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.

Pounds

One pound is defined as a unit of mass/weight equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. One pound is equal to 7,000 grains in the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems.[2]

The pound is a US customary and imperial unit of weight. A pound is sometimes also referred to as a common ounce. Pounds can be abbreviated as lb, and are also sometimes abbreviated as lbs, lbm, or #. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lbm, or 1 #.

Long Ton to Pound Conversion Table

Long ton measurements converted to pounds
Long Tons Pounds
0.001 lt 2.24 lb
0.002 lt 4.48 lb
0.003 lt 6.72 lb
0.004 lt 8.96 lb
0.005 lt 11.2 lb
0.006 lt 13.44 lb
0.007 lt 15.68 lb
0.008 lt 17.92 lb
0.009 lt 20.16 lb
0.01 lt 22.4 lb
0.02 lt 44.8 lb
0.03 lt 67.2 lb
0.04 lt 89.6 lb
0.05 lt 112 lb
0.06 lt 134.4 lb
0.07 lt 156.8 lb
0.08 lt 179.2 lb
0.09 lt 201.6 lb
0.1 lt 224 lb
0.2 lt 448 lb
0.3 lt 672 lb
0.4 lt 896 lb
0.5 lt 1,120 lb
0.6 lt 1,344 lb
0.7 lt 1,568 lb
0.8 lt 1,792 lb
0.9 lt 2,016 lb
1 lt 2,240 lb

References

  1. State of California Division of Measurement Standards, Brief History of Weights and Measures, https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/dms/trainingmodules/Module_05.pdf
  2. Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight