Bars to Kilograms per Square Centimeter Converter

Enter the pressure in bars below to get the value converted to kilograms per square centimeter.

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1 bar = 1.019716 kgf/cm²

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How to Convert Bars to Kilograms per Square Centimeter

To convert a measurement in bars to a measurement in kilograms per square centimeter, multiply the pressure by the following conversion ratio: 1.019716 kilograms per square centimeter/bar.

Since one bar is equal to 1.019716 kilograms per square centimeter, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilograms per square centimeter = bars × 1.019716

The pressure in kilograms per square centimeter is equal to the pressure in bars multiplied by 1.019716.

For example, here's how to convert 5 bars to kilograms per square centimeter using the formula above.
kilograms per square centimeter = (5 bar × 1.019716) = 5.098581 kgf/cm²

Bars and kilograms per square centimeter are both units used to measure pressure. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Bar?

The bar is equal to 100,000 pascals, which are defined as the pressure of one newton per square meter. One bar is just less than the average atmospheric pressure.

The bar is a non-SI metric unit for pressure. Bars can be abbreviated as bar; for example, 1 bar can be written as 1 bar.

Learn more about bars.

What Are Kilograms per Square Centimeter?

One kilogram per square centimeter is the pressure of equal to one kilogram-force per square centimeter.

The kilogram per square centimeter is a non-SI metric unit for pressure. A kilogram per square centimeter is sometimes also referred to as a kilogram per square centimetre or kilogram-force per centimeter square. Kilograms per square centimeter can be abbreviated as kgf/cm²; for example, 1 kilogram per square centimeter can be written as 1 kgf/cm².

In the expressions of units, the slash, or solidus (/), is used to express a change in one or more units relative to a change in one or more other units.[1] For example, kgf/cm² is expressing a change in weight relative to a change in area.

The unit is deprecated and not permitted for use with SI units, although it is still in use as some precision measuring devices still use the unit.

Kilograms per square centimeter can be expressed using the formula:
1 kgf/cm2 = 1 kgf / cm2

Pressure in kilograms per square centimeter are equal to the kilogram-force divided by the area in square centimeters.

Learn more about kilograms per square centimeter.

Bar to Kilogram per Square Centimeter Conversion Table

Table showing various bar measurements converted to kilograms per square centimeter.
Bars Kilograms Per Square Centimeter
1 bar 1.0197 kgf/cm²
2 bar 2.0394 kgf/cm²
3 bar 3.0591 kgf/cm²
4 bar 4.0789 kgf/cm²
5 bar 5.0986 kgf/cm²
6 bar 6.1183 kgf/cm²
7 bar 7.138 kgf/cm²
8 bar 8.1577 kgf/cm²
9 bar 9.1774 kgf/cm²
10 bar 10.2 kgf/cm²
11 bar 11.22 kgf/cm²
12 bar 12.24 kgf/cm²
13 bar 13.26 kgf/cm²
14 bar 14.28 kgf/cm²
15 bar 15.3 kgf/cm²
16 bar 16.32 kgf/cm²
17 bar 17.34 kgf/cm²
18 bar 18.35 kgf/cm²
19 bar 19.37 kgf/cm²
20 bar 20.39 kgf/cm²
21 bar 21.41 kgf/cm²
22 bar 22.43 kgf/cm²
23 bar 23.45 kgf/cm²
24 bar 24.47 kgf/cm²
25 bar 25.49 kgf/cm²
26 bar 26.51 kgf/cm²
27 bar 27.53 kgf/cm²
28 bar 28.55 kgf/cm²
29 bar 29.57 kgf/cm²
30 bar 30.59 kgf/cm²
31 bar 31.61 kgf/cm²
32 bar 32.63 kgf/cm²
33 bar 33.65 kgf/cm²
34 bar 34.67 kgf/cm²
35 bar 35.69 kgf/cm²
36 bar 36.71 kgf/cm²
37 bar 37.73 kgf/cm²
38 bar 38.75 kgf/cm²
39 bar 39.77 kgf/cm²
40 bar 40.79 kgf/cm²

References

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST Guide to the SI, Chapter 6: Rules and Style Conventions for Printing and Using Units, https://www.nist.gov/pml/special-publication-811/nist-guide-si-chapter-6-rules-and-style-conventions-printing-and-using

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