# Long Hundredweights (UK) to Short Tons (US)

## Long Hundredweights (UK) to Short Tons (US) conversion calculator

Short Tons (US) to Long Hundredweights (UK) (Swap units)

1cwt long = 0.056US t

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### Long Hundredweights (UK) to Short Tons (US) conversion formula

Short Tons (US) = Long Hundredweights (UK) / 17.85713648

### Long Hundredweights (UK) to Short Tons (US) calculation

Short Tons (US) = Long Hundredweights (UK) / 17.85713648

Short Tons (US) = 1 / 17.857136377244

Short Tons (US) = 0.056

## What is a long hundredweight?

A long hundredweight, also known as the imperial hundredweight, is a unit of weight commonly used in the United Kingdom and other countries that follow the imperial system of measurements.

It is equivalent to 112 pounds or approximately 50.802 kilograms. The long hundredweight is often used in trade and commerce for measuring bulk goods such as grains, coal, and other commodities.

In the metric system, the equivalent unit of weight to a long hundredweight is the metric ton, also known as a tonne. One metric ton is equal to 1,000 kilograms or approximately 2,204.62 pounds. When converting from long hundredweights to metric tons, one would divide the weight in long hundredweights by 20 to obtain the weight in metric tons. For example, if a shipment weighs 5 long hundredweights, it would be equivalent to 0.25 metric tons. The metric ton is the preferred unit of weight in most countries around the world due to its simplicity and ease of conversion in the metric system.

## What is a short ton (American ton)?

A short ton, also known as the American ton, is a unit of weight commonly used in the United States.

It is equivalent to 2,000 pounds or approximately 907.185 kilograms. The short ton is primarily used in the United States for measuring large quantities of goods, such as in the shipping and transportation industries.

In the metric system, the equivalent unit to the short ton is the metric ton, also known as a tonne. One metric ton is equal to 1,000 kilograms or approximately 2,204.62 pounds. The metric ton is the standard unit of weight in most countries around the world and is widely used in international trade and commerce. When converting between short tons and metric tons, it is important to remember that one short ton is equal to approximately 0.907 metric tons. This conversion factor is crucial for accurately converting weights between the two systems of measurement.

## Long Hundredweights (UK) to Short Tons (US) table

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Long Hundredweights (UK)
Short Tons (US)
0cwt long
0.00000US t
1cwt long
0.05600US t
2cwt long
0.11200US t
3cwt long
0.16800US t
4cwt long
0.22400US t
5cwt long
0.28000US t
6cwt long
0.33600US t
7cwt long
0.39200US t
8cwt long
0.44800US t
9cwt long
0.50400US t
10cwt long
0.56000US t
11cwt long
0.61600US t
12cwt long
0.67200US t
13cwt long
0.72800US t
14cwt long
0.78400US t
15cwt long
0.84000US t
16cwt long
0.89600US t
17cwt long
0.95200US t
18cwt long
1.00800US t
19cwt long
1.06400US t
Long Hundredweights (UK)
Short Tons (US)
20cwt long
1.12000US t
21cwt long
1.17600US t
22cwt long
1.23200US t
23cwt long
1.28800US t
24cwt long
1.34400US t
25cwt long
1.40000US t
26cwt long
1.45600US t
27cwt long
1.51200US t
28cwt long
1.56800US t
29cwt long
1.62400US t
30cwt long
1.68000US t
31cwt long
1.73600US t
32cwt long
1.79200US t
33cwt long
1.84800US t
34cwt long
1.90400US t
35cwt long
1.96000US t
36cwt long
2.01600US t
37cwt long
2.07200US t
38cwt long
2.12800US t
39cwt long
2.18400US t
Long Hundredweights (UK)
Short Tons (US)
40cwt long
2.24000US t
41cwt long
2.29600US t
42cwt long
2.35200US t
43cwt long
2.40800US t
44cwt long
2.46400US t
45cwt long
2.52000US t
46cwt long
2.57600US t
47cwt long
2.63200US t
48cwt long
2.68800US t
49cwt long
2.74400US t
50cwt long
2.80000US t
51cwt long
2.85600US t
52cwt long
2.91200US t
53cwt long
2.96800US t
54cwt long
3.02400US t
55cwt long
3.08000US t
56cwt long
3.13600US t
57cwt long
3.19200US t
58cwt long
3.24800US t
59cwt long
3.30400US t
Long Hundredweights (UK)
Short Tons (US)
60cwt long
3.36000US t
61cwt long
3.41600US t
62cwt long
3.47200US t
63cwt long
3.52800US t
64cwt long
3.58400US t
65cwt long
3.64000US t
66cwt long
3.69600US t
67cwt long
3.75200US t
68cwt long
3.80800US t
69cwt long
3.86400US t
70cwt long
3.92000US t
71cwt long
3.97600US t
72cwt long
4.03200US t
73cwt long
4.08800US t
74cwt long
4.14400US t
75cwt long
4.20000US t
76cwt long
4.25600US t
77cwt long
4.31200US t
78cwt long
4.36800US t
79cwt long
4.42400US t