Convert Pound-force to Kilogram-force

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

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1 lbf = 0.453592 kgf

How to Convert Pound-force to Kilogram-force

To convert a pound-force measurement to a kilogram-force measurement, multiply the force by the conversion ratio. One pound-force is equal to 0.453592 kilogram-force, so use this simple formula to convert:

kilogram-force = pound-force × 0.453592

The force in kilogram-force is equal to the pound-force multiplied by 0.453592.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pound-force to kilogram-force using the formula above.
5 lbf = (5 × 0.453592) = 2.267962 kgf

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

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

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 Measurements and Equivalent Kilogram-force Conversions

Common pound-force values converted to the equivalent kilogram-force value
Pound-force Kilogram-force
1 lbf 0.453592 kgf
2 lbf 0.907185 kgf
3 lbf 1.3608 kgf
4 lbf 1.8144 kgf
5 lbf 2.268 kgf
6 lbf 2.7216 kgf
7 lbf 3.1751 kgf
8 lbf 3.6287 kgf
9 lbf 4.0823 kgf
10 lbf 4.5359 kgf
11 lbf 4.9895 kgf
12 lbf 5.4431 kgf
13 lbf 5.8967 kgf
14 lbf 6.3503 kgf
15 lbf 6.8039 kgf
16 lbf 7.2575 kgf
17 lbf 7.7111 kgf
18 lbf 8.1647 kgf
19 lbf 8.6183 kgf
20 lbf 9.0718 kgf
21 lbf 9.5254 kgf
22 lbf 9.979 kgf
23 lbf 10.43 kgf
24 lbf 10.89 kgf
25 lbf 11.34 kgf
26 lbf 11.79 kgf
27 lbf 12.25 kgf
28 lbf 12.7 kgf
29 lbf 13.15 kgf
30 lbf 13.61 kgf
31 lbf 14.06 kgf
32 lbf 14.51 kgf
33 lbf 14.97 kgf
34 lbf 15.42 kgf
35 lbf 15.88 kgf
36 lbf 16.33 kgf
37 lbf 16.78 kgf
38 lbf 17.24 kgf
39 lbf 17.69 kgf
40 lbf 18.14 kgf

More Pound-force Force Conversions

SI Units
Convert to Nanonewtons
1 lbf is equal to 4,448,221,680 nanonewtons
Convert to Micronewtons
1 lbf is equal to 4,448,221.7 micronewtons
Convert to Millinewtons
1 lbf is equal to 4,448.22 millinewtons
Convert to Newtons
1 lbf is equal to 4.448222 newtons
Convert to Kilonewtons
1 lbf is equal to 0.004448 kilonewtons
Convert to Meganewtons
1 lbf is equal to 4.4482E-6 meganewtons
Gravitational Units
Convert to Gram-force
1 lbf is equal to 453.592371 gram-force
Convert to Ounce-force
1 lbf is equal to 16 ounce-force
CGS/FPS Units
Convert to Dynes
1 lbf is equal to 444,822.2 dynes
Convert to Poundals
1 lbf is equal to 32.174049 poundals