Long Tons to Pounds Converter

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

To convert a measurement in long tons to a measurement in pounds, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 2,239.999981 pounds/long ton.

Since one long ton is equal to 2,239.999981 pounds, you can use this simple formula to convert:

pounds = long tons × 2,239.999981

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

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

How Many Pounds Are in a Long Ton?

There are 2,239.999981 pounds in a long ton, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 lt = 2,239.999981 lb

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

What Is a Long Ton?

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.

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What Is a Pound?

Pounds are a widely used unit of weight in the United States. The National Bureau of Standards approved the international definition of the pound for use in the United States in 1959 after an agreement between six nations referred to as the International Yard and Pound Agreement.[2]

One pound is equal to 16 ounces, or 0.45359237 kilograms. In the avoirdupois or apothecaries' systems, one pound is equal to 7,000 grains.[3]

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 (plural lbs), and are also sometimes abbreviated as lbm or #. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbm, or 1 #, and 2 pounds can be written as 2 lbs.

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Long Ton to Pound Conversion Table

Table showing various 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


  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. National Bureau of Standards, Refinement of Values for the Yard and Pound, U.S. Department of Commerce, July 1, 1959, https://www.nist.gov/system/files/documents/2017/05/09/frn-59-5442-1959.pdf
  3. Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight

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