# Convert Tons to Pounds & Ounces

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

**Results in Pounds:**

## How to Convert Tons to Pounds

To convert a ton measurement to a pound measurement, multiply the weight by the conversion ratio. One ton is equal to 2,000 pounds, so use this simple formula to convert:

The weight in pounds is equal to the tons multiplied by 2,000.

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

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

## Tons

One short ton, sometimes called a US ton, is equal to 2,000 pounds and is mostly used in the US as a unit of mass/weight. The short ton should not be confused with the long ton, which is used mostly in the United Kingdom, or the metric ton which is used in most other countries.

The ton is a US customary unit of weight. A ton is sometimes also referred to as a short ton. Tons can be abbreviated as *t*, for example 1 ton can be written as 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.^{[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 #.

## Ton Measurements and Equivalent Pound Conversions

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

1 t | 2,000 lb |

2 t | 4,000 lb |

3 t | 6,000 lb |

4 t | 8,000 lb |

5 t | 10,000 lb |

6 t | 12,000 lb |

7 t | 14,000 lb |

8 t | 16,000 lb |

9 t | 18,000 lb |

10 t | 20,000 lb |

11 t | 22,000 lb |

12 t | 24,000 lb |

13 t | 26,000 lb |

14 t | 28,000 lb |

15 t | 30,000 lb |

16 t | 32,000 lb |

17 t | 34,000 lb |

18 t | 36,000 lb |

19 t | 38,000 lb |

20 t | 40,000 lb |

21 t | 42,000 lb |

22 t | 44,000 lb |

23 t | 46,000 lb |

24 t | 48,000 lb |

25 t | 50,000 lb |

26 t | 52,000 lb |

27 t | 54,000 lb |

28 t | 56,000 lb |

29 t | 58,000 lb |

30 t | 60,000 lb |

31 t | 62,000 lb |

32 t | 64,000 lb |

33 t | 66,000 lb |

34 t | 68,000 lb |

35 t | 70,000 lb |

36 t | 72,000 lb |

37 t | 74,000 lb |

38 t | 76,000 lb |

39 t | 78,000 lb |

40 t | 80,000 lb |

## References

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

## More Ton Weight Conversions

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Ounces
- 1 t is equal to 32,000 ounces

**SI Units**

- Convert to Metric Tons
- 1 t is equal to 0.907185 metric tons
- Convert to Kilograms
- 1 t is equal to 907.18474 kilograms
- Convert to Grams
- 1 t is equal to 907,184.7 grams
- Convert to Milligrams
- 1 t is equal to 907,184,740 milligrams

**Other Units**

- Convert to Long Tons
- 1 t is equal to 0.892857 long tons
- Convert to Carats
- 1 t is equal to 4,535,923.7 carats