Kilogram-force to Pound-force Conversion

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

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1 kgf = 2.204623 lbf

How to Convert Kilogram-force to Pound-force

To convert a kilogram-force measurement to a pound-force measurement, multiply the force by the conversion ratio. One kilogram-force is equal to 2.204623 pound-force, so use this simple formula to convert:

pound-force = kilogram-force × 2.204623

The force in pound-force is equal to the kilogram-force multiplied by 2.204623.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilogram-force to pound-force using the formula above.
5 kgf = (5 × 2.204623) = 11.023113 lbf

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

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. A 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 kgms2

Pound-force

Pound-force is a unit of force equal to the force needed to move one pound of mass at a rate of 32.174049 feet per second squared.

The pound-force is a US customary and imperial unit of force. A pound-force is sometimes also referred to as a pound of force. Pound-force can be abbreviated as lbf, and are also sometimes abbreviated as lbF. For example, 1 pound-force can be written as 1 lbf or 1 lbF.

Pound-force can be expressed using the formula: 1 lbf = 32.174049 lbfts2

Kilogram-force to Pound-force Conversion Table

Kilogram-force measurements converted to pound-force
Kilogram-force Pound-force
1 kgf 2.2046 lbf
2 kgf 4.4092 lbf
3 kgf 6.6139 lbf
4 kgf 8.8185 lbf
5 kgf 11.02 lbf
6 kgf 13.23 lbf
7 kgf 15.43 lbf
8 kgf 17.64 lbf
9 kgf 19.84 lbf
10 kgf 22.05 lbf
11 kgf 24.25 lbf
12 kgf 26.46 lbf
13 kgf 28.66 lbf
14 kgf 30.86 lbf
15 kgf 33.07 lbf
16 kgf 35.27 lbf
17 kgf 37.48 lbf
18 kgf 39.68 lbf
19 kgf 41.89 lbf
20 kgf 44.09 lbf
21 kgf 46.3 lbf
22 kgf 48.5 lbf
23 kgf 50.71 lbf
24 kgf 52.91 lbf
25 kgf 55.12 lbf
26 kgf 57.32 lbf
27 kgf 59.52 lbf
28 kgf 61.73 lbf
29 kgf 63.93 lbf
30 kgf 66.14 lbf
31 kgf 68.34 lbf
32 kgf 70.55 lbf
33 kgf 72.75 lbf
34 kgf 74.96 lbf
35 kgf 77.16 lbf
36 kgf 79.37 lbf
37 kgf 81.57 lbf
38 kgf 83.78 lbf
39 kgf 85.98 lbf
40 kgf 88.18 lbf