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short ton

[′shȯrt ′tən]
(industrial engineering)
ton

ton

1. The equivalent of 2,000 lb (907.2 kg).Also see metric ton.
2. A unit of refrigeration capacity equal to 200 Btu per minute, the equivalent cooling provided by the melting of one ton of ice in one hour.
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coal production has fallen from 1.15 billion short tons in 2007 to 774.6 million short tons in 2017, according to the EIA.
News wires quoted a USDA statement that it has allotted 550,000 short tons of raw cane sugar and 100,000 tons of beet sugar for imports.
The plant's current continuous galvanizing line can turn out 500,000 short tons of sheet.
2 machine which produces approximately 300,000 short tons a year.
Configured as such, this IBCT weighs nearly 12,000 short tons, and would need between 7.5 and 10.9 days to deploy, said Cobb, during a recent TACOM-sponsored conference in Dearborn, Mich.
Secondary smelters vary from small (about 3000 short tons annually) to complex operations (up to 120,000 short tons/year).
Combined, the two facilities have the capacity to produce approximately 0.9m short tons of gross ammonia, 1.2m short tons of AN and 0.4m short tons of NPK compounds.
At end-2012, Turkey had total recoverable coal reserves of 2.3bn short tons, according to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2013.
Potash sales in the first quarter were 99,000 short tons compared to 213,000 short tons in the first quarter of 2008.
Designed to sustain 18 wells, the platform will have a 3,200-short ton eight-legged jacket and a two-level deck weighing just over 2,500 short tons, with more than 3,300 short tons of piles.
The daily production based on recycled fiber will be 80 to 100 short tons per day of high-quality towel and bathroom tissue grades.
The new company will represent about 14.4 percent of global phosphate (phosphoric acid) capacity, with annual processed phosphate production capacity of about 13 million short tons.