# Convert Pounds to Long Tons

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

**Results in Long Tons:**

## How to Convert Pounds to Long Tons

To convert a pound measurement to a long ton measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One pound is equal to 0.000446 long tons, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in long tons is equal to the pounds multiplied by 0.000446.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 pounds to long tons using the formula above.

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

## 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.^{[1]}

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*, *lb _{m}*, or

*#*. For example, 1 pound can be written as 1 lb, 1 lbs, 1 lb

_{m}, or 1 #.

## 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. 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.

## Pound Measurements and Equivalent Long Ton Conversions

Pounds | Long Tons |
---|---|

1 lb | 0.000446 lt |

2 lb | 0.000893 lt |

3 lb | 0.001339 lt |

4 lb | 0.001786 lt |

5 lb | 0.002232 lt |

6 lb | 0.002679 lt |

7 lb | 0.003125 lt |

8 lb | 0.003571 lt |

9 lb | 0.004018 lt |

10 lb | 0.004464 lt |

11 lb | 0.004911 lt |

12 lb | 0.005357 lt |

13 lb | 0.005804 lt |

14 lb | 0.00625 lt |

15 lb | 0.006696 lt |

16 lb | 0.007143 lt |

17 lb | 0.007589 lt |

18 lb | 0.008036 lt |

19 lb | 0.008482 lt |

20 lb | 0.008929 lt |

21 lb | 0.009375 lt |

22 lb | 0.009821 lt |

23 lb | 0.010268 lt |

24 lb | 0.010714 lt |

25 lb | 0.011161 lt |

26 lb | 0.011607 lt |

27 lb | 0.012054 lt |

28 lb | 0.0125 lt |

29 lb | 0.012946 lt |

30 lb | 0.013393 lt |

31 lb | 0.013839 lt |

32 lb | 0.014286 lt |

33 lb | 0.014732 lt |

34 lb | 0.015179 lt |

35 lb | 0.015625 lt |

36 lb | 0.016071 lt |

37 lb | 0.016518 lt |

38 lb | 0.016964 lt |

39 lb | 0.017411 lt |

40 lb | 0.017857 lt |

## References

- Encyclopædia Britannica, Avoirdupois weight, https://www.britannica.com/science/avoirdupois-weight

## More Pound Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.0005 tons
- Convert to Ounces
- 1 lb is equal to 16 ounces

**SI Units**

- Convert to Metric Tons
- 1 lb is equal to 0.000454 metric tons
- Convert to Kilograms
- 1 lb is equal to 0.453592 kilograms
- Convert to Grams
- 1 lb is equal to 453.59237 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 lb is equal to 453,592.4 milligrams

**Other Units**

- Convert to Carats
- 1 lb is equal to 2,267.96 carats