Metric Tons to Pounds conversion

It is a weight conversion to convert tons into pounds. Ton is the SI unit for weight which is equal to 1000 kg while the pound is not an SI unit rather it is a regionally used weight unit and also named with lbs. 1kg is equal to 2.20462262 pounds and similarly, 1 ton is equal to 2204.62262185 pounds. with this online converter, you can easily and instantly convert tons into pounds by putting in the number of tons and pressing the convert button.

Enter the weight (mass) in metric tons and press the Convert button:

Pounds: lb

How to Convert Tons to Pounds

1 ton (t) is equal to 2204.62262185 pounds (lbs).

1 t = 2204.62262185 lb

The mass m in pounds (lb) is equal to the mass m in tons (t) divided by 0.00045359237:

m(lb) = m(t) / 0.00045359237


Convert 5t to pounds:

m(lb) = 5 t / 0.00045359237 = 11023 lb

Tons to Pounds conversion table

Tons (t) Pounds (lb)
0 t 0 lb
0.1 t 220 lb
1 t 2205 lb
2 t 4409 lb
3 t 6614 lb
4 t 8818 lb
5 t 11023 lb
6 t 13228 lb
7 t 15432 lb
8 t 17637 lb
9 t 19842 lb
10 t 22046 lb
20 t 44092 lb
30 t 66139 lb
40 t 88185 lb
50 t 110231 lb
60 t 132277 lb
70 t 154324 lb
80 t 176370 lb
90 t 198416 lb
100 t 220462 lb
1000 t 2204623 lb

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How It Works?

This converter works on internationally defined amounts of units and mathematical rules. All you need is to write the number of tons in the box. By pressing the convert button, this converter automatically converts the given tons into pounds within a second. 

How many pounds does a metric ton weigh?

The metric ton used in most other countries is 1,000 kg, equivalent to 2,204.6 pounds avoirdupois.

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