Convert Gram-force to Newtons

Enter the force in gram-force below to get the value converted to newtons.

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1 gf = 0.009807 N

How to Convert Gram-force to Newtons

To convert a gram-force measurement to a newton measurement, multiply the force by the conversion ratio. One gram-force is equal to 0.009807 newtons, so use this simple formula to convert:

newtons = gram-force × 0.009807

The force in newtons is equal to the gram-force multiplied by 0.009807.

For example, here's how to convert 500 gram-force to newtons using the formula above.
500 gf = (500 × 0.009807) = 4.903325 N

Gram-force and newtons are both units used to measure force. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Gram-force

Gram-force is a unit of force equal to the force needed to move one gram of mass at a rate of 9.80665 meters per second squared.

The gram-force is a non-SI metric unit for force. A gram-force is sometimes also referred to as a pond. Gram-force can be abbreviated as gf, and are also sometimes abbreviated as gF. For example, 1 gram-force can be written as 1 gf or 1 gF.

Gram-force can be expressed using the formula: 1 gf = 9.80665 gms2

Newtons

The newton is a unit to for measuring force equal to the force needed to move one kilogram of mass at a rate of one meter per second squared.[1]

The newton is the SI derived unit for force in the metric system. Newtons can be abbreviated as N, for example 1 newton can be written as 1 N.

Newtons can be expressed using the formula: 1 N = 1 kgms2

Gram-force to Newton Conversion Table

Gram-force measurements converted to newtons
Gram-force Newtons
1 gf 0.009807 N
2 gf 0.019613 N
3 gf 0.02942 N
4 gf 0.039227 N
5 gf 0.049033 N
6 gf 0.05884 N
7 gf 0.068647 N
8 gf 0.078453 N
9 gf 0.08826 N
10 gf 0.098067 N
20 gf 0.196133 N
30 gf 0.2942 N
40 gf 0.392266 N
50 gf 0.490333 N
60 gf 0.588399 N
70 gf 0.686466 N
80 gf 0.784532 N
90 gf 0.882599 N
100 gf 0.980665 N
200 gf 1.9613 N
300 gf 2.942 N
400 gf 3.9227 N
500 gf 4.9033 N
600 gf 5.884 N
700 gf 6.8647 N
800 gf 7.8453 N
900 gf 8.826 N
1,000 gf 9.8067 N

References

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, What is Force, https://www.nist.gov/pml/quantum-measurement-division/mass-and-force/what-force