What is the difference between the three different types of Ton – short ton, long ton, and metric ton?
The three types are all a measure of mass(weight) the short ton aka US ton is 2,000/lbs. the long ton aka British ton is 2240 lbs. the third ton is the metric ton which is, equal to 1000 kilograms, or approximately 2204 pounds. – John Bonforte, Sr.