Short Tons (US) to Pounds (US t to lb)

Short Tons (US) to Pounds (US t to lb) conversion calculator

Pounds to Short Tons (US) (Swap units)

1US t = 2000lb

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.

Short Tons (US) to Pounds conversion formula

Pounds = Short Tons (US) * 2000

Short Tons (US) to Pounds calculation

Pounds = Short Tons (US) * 2000

Pounds = 1 * 2000

Pounds = 2000

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.

What are pounds?

Pounds are an imperial unit of weight normally used in the United States but can be found in use in the United Kingdom and Ireland as well. One pound is equal to 0.4536 kilograms.

We provide several conversion calculators from pounds on this site including the most popular: pounds to kilograms.

Note that pounds are normally referring to avoirdupois pounds. This should not be confused with Troy pounds which is used almost exclusively to measure precious metals.

Starting value
Increment
Accuracy
Short Tons (US)
Pounds
0US t
0.00000lb
1US t
2,000.00000lb
2US t
4,000.00000lb
3US t
6,000.00000lb
4US t
8,000.00000lb
5US t
10,000.00000lb
6US t
12,000.00000lb
7US t
14,000.00000lb
8US t
16,000.00000lb
9US t
18,000.00000lb
10US t
20,000.00000lb
11US t
22,000.00000lb
12US t
24,000.00000lb
13US t
26,000.00000lb
14US t
28,000.00000lb
15US t
30,000.00000lb
16US t
32,000.00000lb
17US t
34,000.00000lb
18US t
36,000.00000lb
19US t
38,000.00000lb
Short Tons (US)
Pounds
20US t
40,000.00000lb
21US t
42,000.00000lb
22US t
44,000.00000lb
23US t
46,000.00000lb
24US t
48,000.00000lb
25US t
50,000.00000lb
26US t
52,000.00000lb
27US t
54,000.00000lb
28US t
56,000.00000lb
29US t
58,000.00000lb
30US t
60,000.00000lb
31US t
62,000.00000lb
32US t
64,000.00000lb
33US t
66,000.00000lb
34US t
68,000.00000lb
35US t
70,000.00000lb
36US t
72,000.00000lb
37US t
74,000.00000lb
38US t
76,000.00000lb
39US t
78,000.00000lb
Short Tons (US)
Pounds
40US t
80,000.00000lb
41US t
82,000.00000lb
42US t
84,000.00000lb
43US t
86,000.00000lb
44US t
88,000.00000lb
45US t
90,000.00000lb
46US t
92,000.00000lb
47US t
94,000.00000lb
48US t
96,000.00000lb
49US t
98,000.00000lb
50US t
100,000.00000lb
51US t
102,000.00000lb
52US t
104,000.00000lb
53US t
106,000.00000lb
54US t
108,000.00000lb
55US t
110,000.00000lb
56US t
112,000.00000lb
57US t
114,000.00000lb
58US t
116,000.00000lb
59US t
118,000.00000lb
Short Tons (US)
Pounds
60US t
120,000.00000lb
61US t
122,000.00000lb
62US t
124,000.00000lb
63US t
126,000.00000lb
64US t
128,000.00000lb
65US t
130,000.00000lb
66US t
132,000.00000lb
67US t
134,000.00000lb
68US t
136,000.00000lb
69US t
138,000.00000lb
70US t
140,000.00000lb
71US t
142,000.00000lb
72US t
144,000.00000lb
73US t
146,000.00000lb
74US t
148,000.00000lb
75US t
150,000.00000lb
76US t
152,000.00000lb
77US t
154,000.00000lb
78US t
156,000.00000lb
79US t
158,000.00000lb