# Pound-force to Kilogram-force Conversion

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

**Results in Kilogram-force:**

## 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:

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.

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 *lb _{F}*. For example, 1 pound-force can be written as 1 lbf or 1 lb

_{F}.

Pound-force can be expressed using the formula:
1 lbf = 32.174049 lbfts^{2}

## 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 *kg _{F}*. For example, 1 kilogram-force can be written as 1 kgf or 1 kg

_{F}.

Kilogram-force can be expressed using the formula:
1 kgf = 9.80665 kgms^{2}

## Pound-force to Kilogram-force Conversion Table

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 |