# Pound-force to Kilonewtons Conversion

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

**Results in Kilonewtons:**

## How to Convert Pound-force to Kilonewtons

To convert a pound-force measurement to a kilonewton measurement, multiply the force by the conversion ratio. One pound-force is equal to 0.004448 kilonewtons, so use this simple formula to convert:

The force in kilonewtons is equal to the pound-force multiplied by 0.004448.

**For example,**here's how to convert 500 pound-force to kilonewtons using the formula above.

Pound-force and kilonewtons 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}

## Kilonewtons

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 10^{3}. Kilonewtons can be abbreviated as *kN*; for example, 1 kilonewton can be written as 1 kN.

## Pound-force to Kilonewton Conversion Table

Pound-force | Kilonewtons |
---|---|

1 lbf | 0.004448 kN |

2 lbf | 0.008896 kN |

3 lbf | 0.013345 kN |

4 lbf | 0.017793 kN |

5 lbf | 0.022241 kN |

6 lbf | 0.026689 kN |

7 lbf | 0.031138 kN |

8 lbf | 0.035586 kN |

9 lbf | 0.040034 kN |

10 lbf | 0.044482 kN |

20 lbf | 0.088964 kN |

30 lbf | 0.133447 kN |

40 lbf | 0.177929 kN |

50 lbf | 0.222411 kN |

60 lbf | 0.266893 kN |

70 lbf | 0.311376 kN |

80 lbf | 0.355858 kN |

90 lbf | 0.40034 kN |

100 lbf | 0.444822 kN |

200 lbf | 0.889644 kN |

300 lbf | 1.3345 kN |

400 lbf | 1.7793 kN |

500 lbf | 2.2241 kN |

600 lbf | 2.6689 kN |

700 lbf | 3.1138 kN |

800 lbf | 3.5586 kN |

900 lbf | 4.0034 kN |

1,000 lbf | 4.4482 kN |