The "**long ton**", also known as the "**British ton"** or "**gross ton"**, is a unit of mass that is mainly used in Great Britain. One long ton is equal to 1,016 kilograms or 2,240 pounds. The following explains how the long ton is converted into various other units.

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- Enter the number of long tons into the calculator.
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## Conversion to metric units

**Kilogram (kg)**- 1 long ton = 1,016,000 grams = 1,016 kilograms

**Gram (g)**- 1 long ton = 1,016,000,000 grams

**Milligram (mg)**- 1 long ton = 1,016,000,000,000 milligrams

## Conversion to US and other customary units

**Short ton (US ton)**- 1 long ton = 1.12 short tons

**Pound (lb)**- 1 long ton = 2,240 pounds

**Ounces (oz)**- 1 long ton = 35,840 ounces

## Conversion to volume (assuming water with a density of 1 kg/L)

**Liters**- Since 1 kilogram of water equals a volume of one liter, 1 long ton of water would equal 1,016 liters.

**Milliliter**- 1 long ton = 1,016,000 milliliters

**US gallons**- 1 long ton = 268.8 US gallons (taking into account that 1 liter is approximately 0.264172 US gallons)

## Conclusion

Converting long tons to other units can be useful, especially when switching between British, metric and US units. It is important to always pay attention to the specific contexts and standards to avoid confusion, especially because the terms "ton" may represent different masses in different regions

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- Gram
- Gram in carat
- Gram in decigrams
- Gram in micrograms
- Gram in milligrams
- Gram in nanogram
- Gram in ounce
- Kilogram
- Kilogram in decagrams
- Kilogram in grams
- Kilogram in hundredweight
- Kilogram in Pound
- Kilogram in pounds
- Kilograms in tons
- Kiloton
- Long tone
- Megaton
- Micrograms
- Milligram
- Nanogram
- Ounce
- Picogram
- Pound
- Pound
- Short tone
- Teratonne
- Ton
- Ton in decitonne
- Ton in gigatonne
- Ton in kiloton
- Ton in Long ton
- Ton in Short ton
- Tonne in megatonne
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