# Long ton

A **long ton** is a unit of mass in the Imperial system equal to 2240 pounds. It is slightly heavier than the Metric ton (1000 kg which is about 2200 pounds) and is not to be confused with the short ton, which is equal to 2000 pounds.

## Conversions

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