Us Short Tons to Troy Pounds Converter (us st to lb t)
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us short tons to troy pounds
us stlb t
1 us st 2430.5556 lb t
2 us st 4861.1111 lb t
3 us st 7291.6667 lb t
4 us st 9722.2222 lb t
5 us st 12152.7778 lb t
6 us st 14583.3333 lb t
7 us st 17013.8889 lb t
8 us st 19444.4444 lb t
9 us st 21875 lb t
10 us st 24305.5556 lb t
11 us st 26736.1111 lb t
12 us st 29166.6667 lb t
13 us st 31597.2222 lb t
14 us st 34027.7778 lb t
15 us st 36458.3333 lb t
16 us st 38888.8889 lb t
17 us st 41319.4445 lb t
18 us st 43750 lb t
19 us st 46180.5556 lb t
20 us st 48611.1111 lb t

How to convert

1 us short ton (us st) = 2430.555556 troy pound (lb t). Us Short Ton (us st) is a unit of Weight used in Standard system. Troy Pound (lb t) 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

Troy Pounds: A Unit of Weight

Troy pounds are a unit of weight that are used for measuring precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum. Troy pounds are derived from the French word troye, which was the name of a market town in France where English merchants traded in the Middle Ages. The symbol for troy pound is lb t.

Definition of the Troy Pound

The troy pound is defined as 12 troy ounces, which are each 20 pennyweights, which are each 24 grains. The troy grain is equal to the avoirdupois grain, which is one seven-thousandth of an avoirdupois pound. The troy ounce is heavier than the avoirdupois ounce, but the troy pound is lighter than the avoirdupois pound.

The troy pound is equal to about 0.8229 avoirdupois pounds or 0.3732 kilograms. The troy ounce is equal to about 1.0971 avoirdupois ounces or 31.1035 grams. The troy grain is equal to about 0.0648 milligrams.

How to Convert Troy Pounds

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

  • To convert troy pounds to avoirdupois pounds, multiply by 0.8229. For example, 10 lb t = 10 x 0.8229 = 8.229 lb.
  • To convert troy pounds to avoirdupois ounces, multiply by 13.1657. For example, 5 lb t = 5 x 13.1657 = 65.8285 oz.
  • To convert troy pounds to tons (short), divide by 1216.05. For example, 20 lb t = 20 / 1216.05 = 0.0164 ton.
  • To convert troy pounds to kilograms, multiply by 0.3732. For example, 15 lb t = 15 x 0.3732 = 5.598 kg.
  • To convert troy pounds to grams, multiply by 373.2417. For example, 25 lb t = 25 x 373.2417 = 9331.0425 g.
  • To convert troy pounds to milligrams, multiply by 373241.7216. For example, 30 lb t = 30 x 373241.7216 = 11197251.648 mg.

Where Troy Pounds are Used

Troy pounds are used in different countries and regions for different applications and purposes. Here are some examples of where troy pounds are used:

  • In most countries that use the SI system, troy pounds are not used for measuring weight, but only for measuring precious metals, such as gold, silver and platinum.
  • In the United States, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver coins and bullion.
  • In Canada, Australia and New Zealand, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver coins and bullion.
  • In the United Kingdom, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver coins and bullion.
  • In India, troy pounds are used for measuring precious metals, especially for gold and silver jewelry.

History of Troy Pounds

Troy pounds have a long history that dates back to ancient times. Here are some highlights of the history of troy pounds:

  • The troy pound was originally based on the weight of a Roman libra, which was a unit of mass used in ancient Rome that was equivalent to about 328 grams.
  • The troy pound was used in different systems of measurement, such as the Roman system, the Byzantine system, the Arabic system and the English system. It varied from about 350 grams to about 400 grams depending on the region and the time period.
  • The troy pound was standardized by royal statutes and international agreements in different periods of history. For example, in 1527 an act of Henry VIII fixed the troy pound at exactly 5760 grains; in 1828 an act of Congress adopted the troy pound as the official unit of weight for coinage in the United States; in 1959 an international agreement defined the international avoirdupois ounce as exactly 28.349523125 grams, which made the troy ounce exactly 31.1034768 grams.

Example Conversions of Troy Pounds to Other Units

Here are some examples of conversions of troy pounds to other units of weight:

  • 1 lb t = 0.8229 lb
  • 1 lb t = 13.1657 oz
  • 1 lb t = 0.000411 ton
  • 1 lb t = 0.3732 kg
  • 1 lb t = 373.2417 g
  • 1 lb t = 373241.7216 mg
  • 1 lb t = 12 oz t
  • 1 lb t = 240 dwt
  • 1 lb t = 5760 gr
  • 1 lb t = 0.3671 stone



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