Convert Kilograms Per Square Meter to Pounds Per Square Inch

Enter the pressure in kilograms per square meter below to get the value converted to pounds per square inch.

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1 kgf/m² = 0.001422 psi

How to Convert Kilograms Per Square Meter to Pounds Per Square Inch

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To convert a kilogram per square meter measurement to a pound per square inch measurement, multiply the pressure by the conversion ratio. One kilogram per square meter is equal to 0.001422 pounds per square inch, so use this simple formula to convert:

pounds per square inch = kilograms per square meter × 0.001422

The pressure in pounds per square inch is equal to the kilograms per square meter multiplied by 0.001422.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilograms per square meter to pounds per square inch using the formula above.
5 kgf/m² = (5 × 0.001422) = 0.007112 psi

Kilograms per square meter and pounds per square inch are both units used to measure pressure. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilograms Per Square Meter

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

The kilogram per square meter is a non-SI metric unit for pressure. A kilogram per square meter is sometimes also referred to as a kilogram per square metre or kilogram-force per meter square. Kilograms per square meter can be abbreviated as kgf/m², for example 1 kilogram per square meter can be written as 1 kgf/m².

The unit is deprecated and not permitted for use with SI units.

Kilograms per square meter can be expressed using the formula:
1 kgf/m2 = 1 kgfm2

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

Pounds Per Square Inch

One pound per square inch is the pressure of equal to one pound-force per square inch.

The pound per square inch is a US customary and imperial unit of pressure. A pound per square inch is sometimes also referred to as a pound-force per square inch. Pounds per square inch can be abbreviated as psi, for example 1 pound per square inch can be written as 1 psi.

PSI can be expressed using the formula:
1 psi = 1 lbfin2

Pressure in pounds per square inch are equal to the pound-force divided by the area in square inches.

Kilogram Per Square Meter Measurements and Equivalent Pound Per Square Inch Conversions

Common kilogram per square meter values converted to the equivalent pound per square inch value
Kilograms Per Square Meter Pounds Per Square Inch
1 kgf/m² 0.001422 psi
2 kgf/m² 0.002845 psi
3 kgf/m² 0.004267 psi
4 kgf/m² 0.005689 psi
5 kgf/m² 0.007112 psi
6 kgf/m² 0.008534 psi
7 kgf/m² 0.009956 psi
8 kgf/m² 0.011379 psi
9 kgf/m² 0.012801 psi
10 kgf/m² 0.014223 psi
11 kgf/m² 0.015646 psi
12 kgf/m² 0.017068 psi
13 kgf/m² 0.01849 psi
14 kgf/m² 0.019913 psi
15 kgf/m² 0.021335 psi
16 kgf/m² 0.022757 psi
17 kgf/m² 0.02418 psi
18 kgf/m² 0.025602 psi
19 kgf/m² 0.027024 psi
20 kgf/m² 0.028447 psi
21 kgf/m² 0.029869 psi
22 kgf/m² 0.031291 psi
23 kgf/m² 0.032714 psi
24 kgf/m² 0.034136 psi
25 kgf/m² 0.035558 psi
26 kgf/m² 0.036981 psi
27 kgf/m² 0.038403 psi
28 kgf/m² 0.039825 psi
29 kgf/m² 0.041248 psi
30 kgf/m² 0.04267 psi
31 kgf/m² 0.044092 psi
32 kgf/m² 0.045515 psi
33 kgf/m² 0.046937 psi
34 kgf/m² 0.048359 psi
35 kgf/m² 0.049782 psi
36 kgf/m² 0.051204 psi
37 kgf/m² 0.052626 psi
38 kgf/m² 0.054049 psi
39 kgf/m² 0.055471 psi
40 kgf/m² 0.056893 psi

More Kilogram Per Square Meter Pressure Conversions

Convert to Pascals
1 kgf/m² is equal to 9.80665 pascals
Convert to Hectopascals
1 kgf/m² is equal to 0.098067 hectopascals
Convert to Atmospheres
1 kgf/m² is equal to 9.6784E-5 atmospheres
Convert to Bars
1 kgf/m² is equal to 9.8067E-5 bars
Convert to Millibars
1 kgf/m² is equal to 0.098067 millibars
Convert to Kilograms Per Square Centimeter
1 kgf/m² is equal to 0.0001 kilograms per square centimeter
Convert to Pounds Per Square Foot
1 kgf/m² is equal to 0.204816 pounds per square foot
Convert to Torr
1 kgf/m² is equal to 0.073556 torr