Convert Kilonewtons to Newtons

Enter the force in kilonewtons below to get the value converted to newtons.

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1 kN = 1,000 N

How to Convert Kilonewtons to Newtons

To convert a kilonewton measurement to a newton measurement, multiply the force by the conversion ratio. One kilonewton is equal to 1,000 newtons, so use this simple formula to convert:

newtons = kilonewtons × 1,000

The force in newtons is equal to the kilonewtons multiplied by 1,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilonewtons to newtons using the formula above.
5 kN = (5 × 1,000) = 5,000 N

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

Kilonewtons

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

The kilonewton is a multiple of the newton, which is the SI derived unit for force. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilonewtons can be abbreviated as kN, for example 1 kilonewton can be written as 1 kN.

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.

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

Kilonewton Measurements and Equivalent Newton Conversions

Common kilonewton values converted to the equivalent newton value
Kilonewtons Newtons
1 kN 1,000 N
2 kN 2,000 N
3 kN 3,000 N
4 kN 4,000 N
5 kN 5,000 N
6 kN 6,000 N
7 kN 7,000 N
8 kN 8,000 N
9 kN 9,000 N
10 kN 10,000 N
11 kN 11,000 N
12 kN 12,000 N
13 kN 13,000 N
14 kN 14,000 N
15 kN 15,000 N
16 kN 16,000 N
17 kN 17,000 N
18 kN 18,000 N
19 kN 19,000 N
20 kN 20,000 N
21 kN 21,000 N
22 kN 22,000 N
23 kN 23,000 N
24 kN 24,000 N
25 kN 25,000 N
26 kN 26,000 N
27 kN 27,000 N
28 kN 28,000 N
29 kN 29,000 N
30 kN 30,000 N
31 kN 31,000 N
32 kN 32,000 N
33 kN 33,000 N
34 kN 34,000 N
35 kN 35,000 N
36 kN 36,000 N
37 kN 37,000 N
38 kN 38,000 N
39 kN 39,000 N
40 kN 40,000 N

More Kilonewton Force Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Nanonewtons
1 kN is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 nanonewtons
Convert to Micronewtons
1 kN is equal to 1,000,000,000 micronewtons
Convert to Millinewtons
1 kN is equal to 1,000,000 millinewtons
Convert to Meganewtons
1 kN is equal to 0.001 meganewtons
Gravitational Units
Convert to Gram-force
1 kN is equal to 101,971.6 gram-force
Convert to Kilogram-force
1 kN is equal to 101.97162 kilogram-force
Convert to Pound-force
1 kN is equal to 224.80894 pound-force
Convert to Ounce-force
1 kN is equal to 3,596.94 ounce-force
CGS/FPS Units
Convert to Dynes
1 kN is equal to 100,000,000 dynes
Convert to Poundals
1 kN is equal to 7,233.01 poundals