Ounces to Us Short Tons Converter (oz to us st)
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ounces to us short tons
ozus st
10000 oz 0.3125 us st
20000 oz 0.625 us st
30000 oz 0.9375 us st
40000 oz 1.25 us st
50000 oz 1.5625 us st
60000 oz 1.875 us st
70000 oz 2.1875 us st
80000 oz 2.5 us st
90000 oz 2.8125 us st
100000 oz 3.125 us st
110000 oz 3.4375 us st
120000 oz 3.75 us st
130000 oz 4.0625 us st
140000 oz 4.375 us st
150000 oz 4.6875 us st
160000 oz 5 us st
170000 oz 5.3125 us st
180000 oz 5.625 us st
190000 oz 5.9375 us st
200000 oz 6.25 us st

How to convert

1 ounce (oz) = 0.00003125 us short ton (us st). Ounce (oz) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Us Short Ton (us st) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system.

Definition of the Ounce

The ounce is defined differently in different systems of measurement. The most common ounce is the international avoirdupois ounce, which is equal to 28.349523125 grams or 437.5 grains. This is the ounce that is used for most purposes, such as measuring food, postal items, fabric, paper and boxing gloves. The avoirdupois ounce is one-sixteenth of an avoirdupois pound, which is defined as 7000 grains.

Another ounce is the international troy ounce, which is equal to 31.1034768 grams or 480 grains. This is the ounce that is used for measuring precious metals and gems, such as gold, silver, platinum and diamonds. The troy ounce is one-twelfth of a troy pound, which is defined as 5760 grains.

A third ounce is the apothecaries’ ounce, which is also equal to 480 grains, but it is divided into eight drams instead of twelve pennyweights like the troy ounce. The apothecaries’ ounce is used for measuring medicines and drugs.

There are also other historical or regional ounces that have different values, such as the Spanish ounce, the French ounce, the Portuguese ounce, the Roman/Italian ounce, the Dutch metric ounce and the Chinese metric ounce.

How to Convert Ounces

Ounces can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert ounces to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

  • To convert ounces to pounds, divide by 16. For example, 32 oz = 32/16 = 2 lb.
  • To convert ounces to tons (short), divide by 32000. For example, 64000 oz = 64000/32000 = 2 tons.
  • To convert ounces to grams, multiply by 28.349523125. For example, 4 oz = 4 x 28.349523125 = 113.3980925 g.
  • To convert ounces to kilograms, multiply by 0.028349523125. For example, 8 oz = 8 x 0.028349523125 = 0.226796185 kg.
  • To convert ounces to milligrams, multiply by 28349.523125. For example, 2 oz = 2 x 28349.523125 = 56699.04625 mg.
  • To convert ounces to micrograms, multiply by 28349523.125. For example, 1 oz = 1 x 28349523.125 = 28349523.125 µg.

Where Ounces are Used

Ounces are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where ounces are used:

  • In the United States, ounces are used for measuring packaged foods and food portions, postal items, areal density of fabric and paper, boxing gloves and firearms.
  • In the United Kingdom, ounces are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, woolen cloth and gold bullion.
  • In Canada, ounces are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, precious metals and gems and liquor bottles.
  • In Australia and New Zealand, ounces are used for measuring food portions and ingredients, precious metals and gems and baby weights.
  • In China, ounces are used for measuring tea leaves and pearls.
  • In India, ounces are used for measuring gold ornaments and silk fabrics.

History of Ounces

Ounces have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of ounces:

  • The uncia was an ancient Roman unit of measurement that was one-twelfth of a Roman pound or libra. It was also used as a unit of volume and area.
  • The uncia was borrowed into Old English as ynsan or yndsan from a Vulgar Latin form with ts for c before i (palatalization). This became inch in modern English.
  • The uncia was also borrowed into Middle English through Anglo-Norman and Middle French as unce, once or ounce. This became ounce in modern English.
  • The ounce was divided into different fractions and multiples, such as the dram, the pennyweight, the scruple and the mark.
  • The ounce was used in different systems of measurement, such as the imperial system, the US customary system, the troy system and the apothecaries’ system.
  • The ounce was standardized by international agreements, such as the international yard and pound agreement of 1959 and the international troy ounce agreement of 1958.

Example Conversions of Ounces to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of ounces to other units of weight:

  • 1 oz = 0.0625 lb
  • 1 oz = 0.00003125 ton
  • 1 oz = 28.349523125 g
  • 1 oz = 0.028349523125 kg
  • 1 oz = 28349.523125 mg
  • 1 oz = 28349523.125 µg
  • 1 oz = 0.911458333 troy oz
  • 1 oz = 0.911458333 apothecaries’ oz
  • 1 oz = 1.041666667 Spanish oz
  • 1 oz = 0.927272727 French oz

US Short Tons: A Unit of Weight

US short tons are a unit of weight that are used for measuring large masses, such as coal, iron, and steel. US short tons are also known as net tons or simply tons. The symbol for US short ton is tn or st.

Definition of the US Short Ton

The US short ton is defined as 2000 pounds, which is the common unit of weight in the US customary system of measurements. The US short ton is equal to 20 short hundredweight, each of which is 100 pounds. The US short ton is also equal to 0.893 long tons, which are used in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth of Nations countries.

The US short ton is equal to about 907 kilograms or 0.907 tonnes. The US short ton is also equal to about 0.8929 tonnes-force.

How to Convert US Short Tons

US short tons can be converted to other units of weight by using conversion factors or formulas. Here are some examples of how to convert US short tons to other units of weight in the US customary system and the SI system:

  • To convert US short tons to avoirdupois pounds, multiply by 2000. For example, 10 tn = 10 x 2000 = 20000 lb.
  • To convert US short tons to long tons, multiply by 0.8929. For example, 5 tn = 5 x 0.8929 = 4.4645 LT.
  • To convert US short tons to tonnes, multiply by 0.9072. For example, 20 tn = 20 x 0.9072 = 18.144 t.
  • To convert US short tons to kilograms, multiply by 907.1847. For example, 15 tn = 15 x 907.1847 = 13607.7705 kg.
  • To convert US short tons to grams, multiply by 907184.7. For example, 25 tn = 25 x 907184.7 = 22679617.5 g.
  • To convert US short tons to milligrams, multiply by 907184700. For example, 30 tn = 30 x 907184700 = 27215541000 mg.

Where US Short Tons are Used

US short tons are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where US short tons are used:

  • In the United States, US short tons are used for measuring weight, especially for coal, iron, steel, and other bulk commodities and goods.
  • In Canada, US short tons are sometimes used for measuring weight, especially for coal, iron, steel, and other bulk commodities and goods.
  • In Mexico, US short tons are sometimes used for measuring weight, especially for coal, iron, steel, and other bulk commodities and goods.
  • In some other countries that use the metric system, US short tons are sometimes used for measuring weight, especially for international trade and commerce.

History of US Short Tons

US short tons have a relatively recent history that dates back to the late 19th century. Here are some highlights of the history of US short tons:

  • The US short ton was originally based on the weight of a tun or a large cask that could hold about 252 gallons of wine or ale.
  • The US short ton was part of the US customary system of measurements that was derived from the British imperial system of measurements that was used in the United States before its independence.
  • The US short ton was adopted by many industries and sectors in the United States as a standard unit of weight for coal, iron, steel, and other bulk commodities and goods.
  • The US short ton was also referred to as the net ton or simply the ton in some countries and contexts to distinguish it from the long ton used in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth of Nations countries and the metric tonne used in most other countries.

Example Conversions of US Short Tons to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of US short tons to other units of weight:

  • 1 tn = 2000 lb
  • 1 tn = 0.8929 LT
  • 1 tn = 0.9072 t
  • 1 tn = 907.1847 kg
  • 1 tn = 907184.7 g
  • 1 tn = 907184700 mg
  • 1 tn = 31.4286 oz t
  • 1 tn = 628.5714 dwt
  • 1 tn = 31428.5714 gr
  • 1 tn = 0.0089 kN



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