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TON. Twenty hundred weight, each hundred weight being one hundred and twelve pounds avoirdupois. See act of congress of Aug. 30, 1842, c. 270, s. 20.

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To convert dry tons from green tons the following MCs (wet basis) were used: whole tree chips and bark 47 percent, mill residues 50 percent, municipal wastes 25 percent, other 50 percent (Pulaski et al.
6 million dry tons of pulpwood on average each year in the first decade (Table 4).
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Processing of more than 4,000 dry tons below the Class A standard;