Kilonewtons to Poundals Converter

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

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1 kN = 7,233.013923 pdl

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How to Convert Kilonewtons to Poundals

To convert a measurement in kilonewtons to a measurement in poundals, multiply the force by the following conversion ratio: 7,233.013923 poundals/kilonewton.

Since one kilonewton is equal to 7,233.013923 poundals, you can use this simple formula to convert:

poundals = kilonewtons × 7,233.013923

The force in poundals is equal to the force in kilonewtons multiplied by 7,233.013923.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilonewtons to poundals using the formula above.
poundals = (5 kN × 7,233.013923) = 36,165.069616 pdl

How Many Poundals Are in a Kilonewton?

There are 7,233.013923 poundals in a kilonewton, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 kN = 7,233.013923 pdl

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

What Is a Kilonewton?

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 thousands, or 103. Kilonewtons can be abbreviated as kN; for example, 1 kilonewton can be written as 1 kN.

Learn more about kilonewtons.

What Is a Poundal?

The poundal is a unit equal to the force needed to move one pound of mass at a rate of one foot per second squared.

The poundal is a US customary and imperial unit of force. It's also used in the foot-pound-second (FPS) system of units. Poundals can be abbreviated as pdl; for example, 1 poundal can be written as 1 pdl.

Poundals can be expressed using the formula: 1 pdl = 1lb × ft / s2

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Kilonewton to Poundal Conversion Table

Table showing various kilonewton measurements converted to poundals.
Kilonewtons Poundals
0.001 kN 7.233 pdl
0.002 kN 14.47 pdl
0.003 kN 21.7 pdl
0.004 kN 28.93 pdl
0.005 kN 36.17 pdl
0.006 kN 43.4 pdl
0.007 kN 50.63 pdl
0.008 kN 57.86 pdl
0.009 kN 65.1 pdl
0.01 kN 72.33 pdl
0.02 kN 144.66 pdl
0.03 kN 216.99 pdl
0.04 kN 289.32 pdl
0.05 kN 361.65 pdl
0.06 kN 433.98 pdl
0.07 kN 506.31 pdl
0.08 kN 578.64 pdl
0.09 kN 650.97 pdl
0.1 kN 723.3 pdl
0.2 kN 1,447 pdl
0.3 kN 2,170 pdl
0.4 kN 2,893 pdl
0.5 kN 3,617 pdl
0.6 kN 4,340 pdl
0.7 kN 5,063 pdl
0.8 kN 5,786 pdl
0.9 kN 6,510 pdl
1 kN 7,233 pdl

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