Kilogram-Force to Meganewtons Converter

Enter the force in kilogram-force below to get the value converted to meganewtons.


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1 kgf = 9.8067E-6 MN
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How to Convert Kilogram-Force to Meganewtons

To convert a measurement in kilogram-force to a measurement in meganewtons, multiply the force by the following conversion ratio: 9.8067E-6 meganewtons/kilogram-force.

Since one kilogram-force is equal to 9.8067E-6 meganewtons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

meganewtons = kilogram-force × 9.8067E-6

The force in meganewtons is equal to the force in kilogram-force multiplied by 9.8067E-6.

For example, here's how to convert 500,000 kilogram-force to meganewtons using the formula above.
meganewtons = (500,000 kgf × 9.8067E-6) = 4.903325 MN

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

What Is Kilogram-Force?

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

The kilogram-force is a non-SI metric unit for force. Kilogram-force is sometimes also referred to as a kilopond. Kilogram-force can be abbreviated as kgf, and are also sometimes abbreviated as kgF. For example, 1 kilogram-force can be written as 1 kgf or 1 kgF.

Kilogram-force can be expressed using the formula: 1 kgf = 9.80665 kgm / s2

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What Is a Meganewton?

One meganewton is equal to 1,000,000 newtons, which are equal to the force needed to move one kilogram of mass at a rate of one meter per second squared.

The meganewton is a multiple of the newton, which is the SI derived unit for force. In the metric system, "mega" is the prefix for millions, or 106. Meganewtons can be abbreviated as MN; for example, 1 meganewton can be written as 1 MN.

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Kilogram-Force to Meganewton Conversion Table

Table showing various kilogram-force measurements converted to meganewtons.
Kilogram-force Meganewtons
1 kgf 0.0000098067 MN
2 kgf 0.000019613 MN
3 kgf 0.00002942 MN
4 kgf 0.000039227 MN
5 kgf 0.000049033 MN
6 kgf 0.00005884 MN
7 kgf 0.000068647 MN
8 kgf 0.000078453 MN
9 kgf 0.00008826 MN
10 kgf 0.000098067 MN
100 kgf 0.000981 MN
1,000 kgf 0.009807 MN
10,000 kgf 0.098067 MN
100,000 kgf 0.980665 MN
1,000,000 kgf 9.8067 MN

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