# Pound-Force to Kilogram-Force Converter

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

Results in Kilogram-Force: 1 lbf = 0.453592 kgf

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## How to Convert Pound-Force to Kilogram-Force

To convert a measurement in pound-force to a measurement in kilogram-force, multiply the force by the following conversion ratio: 0.453592 kilogram-force/pound-force.

Since one pound-force is equal to 0.453592 kilogram-force, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilogram-force = pound-force × 0.453592

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

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

### How Many Kilogram-Force Are in One Pound-Force?

There are 0.453592 kilogram-force in one pound-force, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 lbf = 0.453592 kgf

## What is 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. 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 lbft / s2

## What is 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. 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

## Pound-Force to Kilogram-Force Conversion Table

Table showing various pound-force measurements converted to kilogram-force.
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