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ton

a measure of weight or mass. Includes short (or USA) 1 ton=2000 lb and long (or UK) 1 ton=2240 lb. See also tonne.
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This would bring consumption from under 94 million tons of steel products in 1993 to almost 100 million tons this year, and 104 million tons in 1995.
When that project is complete, Brickey predicts the shop's top capacity will be 2000 tons per day, but will melt 1500-1600 tons daily.
Engel expanded its Victory line of tiebarless hydraulic machines, adding 200-, 220-, and 240-ton models to the previous range of 65 to 165 tons.
93 for gray iron, indicating a surplus of supply of 122,000 tons in 1998, when using the supply estimate for 1997.
Use of ingot molds has dropped to about 5 lb per ton of steel produced.
The consolidated oil turnover amounted to 44 billion 206 million tons per km, or 457 million tons per km above the planned target and 1 billion 286 million tons per km less than in 2013.
In late November the mill processed a record 1,450 tons of ore per day.
In 1988 the company mined 38,765 tons of ore which produced 5,391 ounces of gold.
During this period, casting output rose from less than 10,000 tons/year to 11 million tons today.
Clamp-size range: 33 to 715 tons Injection unit: Hydraulic, reciprocating screw
The forecasted reduction in medium-to-heavy truck production in '00 should reduce casting shipments to this market sector to 139,000 tons, representing a 15% reduction from the peak production in '99.