Nanonewtons to Kilogram-force Conversion

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

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1 nN = 1.0197E-10 kgf
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How to Convert Nanonewtons to Kilogram-force

To convert a nanonewton measurement to a kilogram-force measurement, divide the force by the conversion ratio.

Since one kilogram-force is equal to 9,806,650,120 nanonewtons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilogram-force = nanonewtons ÷ 9,806,650,120

The force in kilogram-force is equal to the nanonewtons divided by 9,806,650,120.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000,000 nanonewtons to kilogram-force using the formula above.
5,000,000,000 nN = (5,000,000,000 ÷ 9,806,650,120) = 0.509858 kgf

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


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

The nanonewton is a multiple of the newton, which is the SI derived unit for force. In the metric system, "nano" is the prefix for 10-9. Nanonewtons can be abbreviated as nN; for example, 1 nanonewton can be written as 1 nN.


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 kgm / s2

Nanonewton to Kilogram-force Conversion Table

Nanonewton measurements converted to kilogram-force
Nanonewtons Kilogram-force
1 nN 0.00000000010197 kgf
2 nN 0.00000000020394 kgf
3 nN 0.00000000030591 kgf
4 nN 0.00000000040789 kgf
5 nN 0.00000000050986 kgf
6 nN 0.00000000061183 kgf
7 nN 0.0000000007138 kgf
8 nN 0.00000000081577 kgf
9 nN 0.00000000091774 kgf
10 nN 0.0000000010197 kgf
100 nN 0.000000010197 kgf
1,000 nN 0.00000010197 kgf
10,000 nN 0.0000010197 kgf
100,000 nN 0.000010197 kgf
1,000,000 nN 0.000102 kgf
10,000,000 nN 0.00102 kgf
100,000,000 nN 0.010197 kgf
1,000,000,000 nN 0.101972 kgf
10,000,000,000 nN 1.0197 kgf

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