Us Short Tons to Stones Converter (us st to st)
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us short tons to stones
us stst
1 us st 142.8571 st
2 us st 285.7143 st
3 us st 428.5714 st
4 us st 571.4286 st
5 us st 714.2857 st
6 us st 857.1429 st
7 us st 1000 st
8 us st 1142.8571 st
9 us st 1285.7143 st
10 us st 1428.5714 st
11 us st 1571.4286 st
12 us st 1714.2857 st
13 us st 1857.1429 st
14 us st 2000 st
15 us st 2142.8571 st
16 us st 2285.7143 st
17 us st 2428.5714 st
18 us st 2571.4286 st
19 us st 2714.2857 st
20 us st 2857.1429 st

How to convert

1 us short ton (us st) = 142.8571429 stone (st). Us Short Ton (us st) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Stone (st) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system.

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

Stones: A Unit of Weight

Stones are a unit of weight that are used in the British imperial system and the US customary system. Stones are derived from the use of stones for weights, a practice that dates back to ancient times. The word stone comes from the Old English stan, meaning stone, and the abbreviation st comes from the Latin word statera, meaning balance.

Definition of the Stone

The stone is defined as 14 pounds avoirdupois, which is equal to 6.35 kilograms or 224 ounces. The avoirdupois pound is defined as 7000 grains, which is a unit of mass based on the weight of a grain of wheat. The stone is one-eighth of a hundredweight, which is 112 pounds, and one-quarter of a quarter, which is 28 pounds.

The stone is not a legal unit of measurement in most countries, except for the United Kingdom and Ireland, where it is still used for measuring body weight. In other countries, such as the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the stone is sometimes used informally for expressing human weight.

How to Convert Stones

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

  • To convert stones to pounds, multiply by 14. For example, 10 st = 10 x 14 = 140 lb.
  • To convert stones to ounces, multiply by 224. For example, 5 st = 5 x 224 = 1120 oz.
  • To convert stones to tons (short), divide by 142.857. For example, 20 st = 20 / 142.857 = 0.14 ton.
  • To convert stones to kilograms, multiply by 6.35. For example, 8 st = 8 x 6.35 = 50.8 kg.
  • To convert stones to grams, multiply by 6350. For example, 3 st = 3 x 6350 = 19050 g.
  • To convert stones to milligrams, multiply by 6350000. For example, 2 st = 2 x 6350000 = 12700000 mg.

Where Stones are Used

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

  • In the United Kingdom and Ireland, stones are used for measuring body weight and livestock weight. For example, a person may weigh 11 st or a cow may weigh 40 st.
  • In the United States, stones are sometimes used for measuring body weight and sports equipment. For example, a boxer may weigh 12 st or a bowling ball may weigh 1 st.
  • In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, stones are sometimes used for measuring body weight and agricultural products. For example, a person may weigh 9 st or a bag of potatoes may weigh 2 st.
  • In some African countries, such as Kenya and Uganda, stones are sometimes used for measuring crops and commodities. For example, a sack of maize may weigh 4 st or a bunch of bananas may weigh 1 st.

History of Stones

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

  • The stone was an ancient unit of measurement that was based on the weight of a natural stone or rock. It varied from place to place and from time to time depending on the type and size of the stone used.
  • The stone was used in different systems of measurement, such as the Roman system, the Anglo-Saxon system, the English system and the Scottish system. It ranged from about 5 pounds to about 40 pounds depending on the region and the object weighed.
  • The stone was standardized by royal statutes and international agreements in different periods of history. For example, in 1389 a royal statute fixed the stone of wool at 14 pounds in England; in 1824 an international agreement defined the avoirdupois pound as exactly 453.59237 grams; in 1835 an act permitted using a stone of 14 pounds for trade in Britain; in 1959 an international agreement defined the international avoirdupois ounce as exactly 28.349523125 grams.

Example Conversions of Stones to Other Units

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

  • 1 st = 14 lb
  • 1 st = 224 oz
  • 1 st = 0.007143 ton
  • 1 st = 6.35 kg
  • 1 st = 6350 g
  • 1 st = 6350000 mg
  • 1 st = 0.714286 troy oz
  • 1 st = 0.714286 apothecaries’ oz
  • 1 st = 0.5 Spanish oz
  • 1 st = 0.458333 French oz



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