 Uranium Primer - Price & Unit Conversion Calculator & Table

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 Uranium Conversions 1 lb. = 0.45359 kgs. 1 kg. = 2.20462 lbs. 1 tU = 1.17924 tU3O8 1,000 kg. = 1 tonne (t) 1 short ton (1 ST) = 2,000 lbs. 1 metric ton (1 MT) or (1 tonne) = 2,204.62 lbs. 1 lb. U in U3O8 = 1.17924 lbs. U3O8 1 ST U in U3O8 = 2,358.49 lbs. U3O8 1 kg U in U3O8 = 2.59979 lbs. U3O8 1 MT U in U3O8 = 2,599.79 lbs. U3O8 1 lb. U in UF6* = 1.18517 lbs. U3O8 1 ST U in UF6* = 2,370.34 lbs. U3O8 1 kg U in UF6* = 2.61285 lbs. U3O8 1 MT U in UF6* = 2,612.85 lbs. U3O8 1 lb. U3O8 = 0.84376 lbs. U in UF6* 1 lb. U3O8 = 0.38272 kgs. U in UF6* 1 lb. U in UF6 = 1.47889 lbs. UF6

* Assuming 0.5% conversion loss

 Approximate Heating Values 1lb. 3.2% enriched uranium = 1,250,000,000 Btu 1 lb. U3O8 = 180,000,000 Btu 1 barrel No. 2 fuel oil = 5,750,000 Btu 1 lb. No. 2 fuel oil = 19,500 Btu 1 lb. Bunker C oil = 18,500 Btu 1 lb. Eastern US bituminous coal = 13,000 Btu 1 lb. Western US subbituminous coal = 11,000 Btu