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It's about 7,500 times as heavy as a Can of Soup.
In other words, the weight of a Can of Soup is 0.00014 times 2.80 tons.
(for Campbell''s Condensed Tomato Soup, 317.9 ml)
A can of Campbell''s Tomato Soup weighs 0.00039 tons. Cans have been used to store soup and other foods since their invention in 1913, but a dedicated can opener was not developed until cans began to use thinner materials — prior to that time, cans were usually opened using various blunt instruments and tools.
It's about 8,000 times as heavy as a Human Heart.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 8,200 times the weight of a Human Heart, and the weight of a Human Heart is 0.00012 times that amount.
(human; adult)
The average human heart weighs about 0.00034 tons. Each minute, the heart pumps between 10 and 20 liters (3 to 5 gallons) of blood through its chambers.
It's about one-nine-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 0.000103 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 9,710 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 27,100 tons. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 10,000 times as heavy as a Hamster.
In other words, the weight of a Hamster is 0.0001 times 2.80 tons.
(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 0.0002 tons. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 0.03 tons of food in their borrows.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Billiard Ball.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 15,582.6086956520 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 0.0000641741071428580 times that amount.
(American-style, WPA specifications)
Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 0.000171875 tons and 0.0001875 tons. According to legend, the difficulty in obtaining elephant ivory for the manufacture of billiard balls in the 19th century inspired the search for a replacement material, which led to the development of the first industrial plastic.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Puck (Hockey).
In other words, 2.80 tons is 15,582.6086956520 times the weight of a Puck (Hockey), and the weight of a Puck (Hockey) is 0.0000641741071428580 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 0.000171875 tons and 0.0001875 tons. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Baseball.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 17,482.9268292680 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 0.0000571986607142870 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 0.00015625 tons and 0.0001640625 tons. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).