# What is the difference between a gross ton and a net ton?

gross ton includes the weight of the container (tare). net tons are just the weight of the freight A gross tone is a Long ton (or English Ton) 2,240 lbs. A Net ton is a short ton or 2000 lbs

### What is the difference between a 'ton' a 'short ton' a 'long ton' a 'metric ton' and a 'ton'?

Ton/Short ton/Net ton: 2000 lbs (US and metric systems) Long ton/Gross Ton: 2240 lbs (US and metric systems) Tonne/Metric ton: 2250 lbs or 1000 kg (metric system only) +++ The "Long Ton" (2240lbs) is called simply the "Ton" here in the UK, where in fact the tonne (1000kg) is now the official unit for trade and technical purposes.

### How to convert gross ton to net ton?

The conversion is not a simple mathematical exercise. You need to know the mass of the container. For example, a truck with a load of 10 tons might have a mass of 12 tons - the additional 2 tons being the mass of the [empty] truck. In that case, the gross mass is 12 tons and the net mass is 10 tons.

### 10 kpound forklift is equal to how many tons?

Using the wiki answer for "How many pounds equal a ton?" and doing some calculation: It depends upon which "ton" you mean 1 long (or gross) ton = 2240 pounds CALCULATION: 10000 pounds / 2240 = 4.464 long (or gross) tons 1 short (or net) ton = 2000 pounds CALCULATION: 10000 pounds / 2000 = 5 short (or net) tons 1 tonne (i.e., a metric ton) = 2204.6 pounds CALCULATION: 10000 pounds / 2204.6 =…

### How many pounds are the same as 3 tons?

7200 pounds. The above answer is incorrect. Short answer 6,000 lbs as most everyone considers a ton as a short ton. But: 1 long (or gross) ton = 2240 pounds x 3 tons = 6,720 lbs. 1 short (or net) ton = 2000 pounds x 3 tons = 6,000 lbs. 1 tonne (i.e., a metric ton) = 2204.6 pounds x 3 metric tons = 6,721.8 lbs