# Metric Tons (or Tonnes) to Short Tons (US)

## Metric Tons (or Tonnes) to Short Tons (US) conversion calculator

Short Tons (US) to Metric Tons (or Tonnes) (Swap units)

1t = 1.10231US t

Note: You can increase or decrease the accuracy of this answer by selecting the number of significant figures required from the options above the result.

### Metric Tons (or Tonnes) to Short Tons (US) formula

Short Tons (US) = Metric Tons (or Tonnes) * 1.10231

### Metric Tons (or Tonnes) to Short Tons (US) calculation

Short Tons (US) = Metric Tons (or Tonnes) * 1.10231

Short Tons (US) = 1 * 1.10231

Short Tons (US) = 1.10231

## What is a metric ton (or tonne)?

A metric ton, also known as a tonne, is a unit of mass in the metric system equal to 1,000 kilograms or approximately 2,204.62 pounds. It is commonly used in international trade and commerce as a standard unit for measuring large quantities of goods such as minerals, agricultural products, and industrial materials. The metric ton is preferred over the traditional ton (short ton) in most countries due to its simplicity and consistency with the metric system.

The metric ton is widely used in industries such as shipping, manufacturing, and agriculture for its ease of conversion and compatibility with other metric units. It is important to note that the metric ton should not be confused with the ton (short ton) used in the United States, which is equivalent to 2,000 pounds.

## 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.

## Metric Tons (or Tonnes) to Short Tons (US) table

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
Short Tons (US)
0t
0.00000US t
1t
1.10231US t
2t
2.20462US t
3t
3.30693US t
4t
4.40924US t
5t
5.51155US t
6t
6.61386US t
7t
7.71617US t
8t
8.81848US t
9t
9.92079US t
10t
11.02310US t
11t
12.12541US t
12t
13.22772US t
13t
14.33003US t
14t
15.43234US t
15t
16.53465US t
16t
17.63696US t
17t
18.73927US t
18t
19.84158US t
19t
20.94389US t
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
Short Tons (US)
20t
22.04620US t
21t
23.14851US t
22t
24.25082US t
23t
25.35313US t
24t
26.45544US t
25t
27.55775US t
26t
28.66006US t
27t
29.76237US t
28t
30.86468US t
29t
31.96699US t
30t
33.06930US t
31t
34.17161US t
32t
35.27392US t
33t
36.37623US t
34t
37.47854US t
35t
38.58085US t
36t
39.68316US t
37t
40.78547US t
38t
41.88778US t
39t
42.99009US t
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
Short Tons (US)
40t
44.09240US t
41t
45.19471US t
42t
46.29702US t
43t
47.39933US t
44t
48.50164US t
45t
49.60395US t
46t
50.70626US t
47t
51.80857US t
48t
52.91088US t
49t
54.01319US t
50t
55.11550US t
51t
56.21781US t
52t
57.32012US t
53t
58.42243US t
54t
59.52474US t
55t
60.62705US t
56t
61.72936US t
57t
62.83167US t
58t
63.93398US t
59t
65.03629US t
Metric Tons (or Tonnes)
Short Tons (US)
60t
66.13860US t
61t
67.24091US t
62t
68.34322US t
63t
69.44553US t
64t
70.54784US t
65t
71.65015US t
66t
72.75246US t
67t
73.85477US t
68t
74.95708US t
69t
76.05939US t
70t
77.16170US t
71t
78.26401US t
72t
79.36632US t
73t
80.46863US t
74t
81.57094US t
75t
82.67325US t
76t
83.77556US t
77t
84.87787US t
78t
85.98018US t
79t
87.08249US t