Convert Pounds Per Square Foot to Bars

Enter the pressure in pounds per square foot below to get the value converted to bars.

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1 psf = 0.000479 bar

How to Convert Pounds Per Square Foot to Bars

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a pound per square foot measurement to a bar measurement, multiply the pressure by the conversion ratio. One pound per square foot is equal to 0.000479 bars, so use this simple formula to convert:

bars = pounds per square foot × 0.000479

The pressure in bars is equal to the pounds per square foot multiplied by 0.000479.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pounds per square foot to bars using the formula above.
5 psf = (5 × 0.000479) = 0.002394 bar

Pounds per square foot and bars are both units used to measure pressure. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Pounds Per Square Foot

One pound per square foot is the pressure of equal to one pound-force per square foot.

The pound per square foot is a US customary and imperial unit of pressure. Pounds per square foot can be abbreviated as psf, for example 1 pound per square foot can be written as 1 psf.

PSF can be expressed using the formula:
1 psf = 1 lbfft2

Pressure in pounds per square foot are equal to the pound-force divided by the area in square feet.

Bars

The bar is equal to 100,000 pascals, which are defined as the pressure of one newton per square meter. One bar is just less than the average atmospheric pressure.

The bar is a non-SI metric unit for pressure. Bars can be abbreviated as bar, for example 1 bar can be written as 1 bar.

Pound Per Square Foot Measurements and Equivalent Bar Conversions

Common pound per square foot values converted to the equivalent bar value
Pounds Per Square Foot Bars
1 psf 0.000479 bar
2 psf 0.000958 bar
3 psf 0.001436 bar
4 psf 0.001915 bar
5 psf 0.002394 bar
6 psf 0.002873 bar
7 psf 0.003352 bar
8 psf 0.00383 bar
9 psf 0.004309 bar
10 psf 0.004788 bar
11 psf 0.005267 bar
12 psf 0.005746 bar
13 psf 0.006224 bar
14 psf 0.006703 bar
15 psf 0.007182 bar
16 psf 0.007661 bar
17 psf 0.00814 bar
18 psf 0.008618 bar
19 psf 0.009097 bar
20 psf 0.009576 bar
21 psf 0.010055 bar
22 psf 0.010534 bar
23 psf 0.011012 bar
24 psf 0.011491 bar
25 psf 0.01197 bar
26 psf 0.012449 bar
27 psf 0.012928 bar
28 psf 0.013406 bar
29 psf 0.013885 bar
30 psf 0.014364 bar
31 psf 0.014843 bar
32 psf 0.015322 bar
33 psf 0.0158 bar
34 psf 0.016279 bar
35 psf 0.016758 bar
36 psf 0.017237 bar
37 psf 0.017716 bar
38 psf 0.018194 bar
39 psf 0.018673 bar
40 psf 0.019152 bar

More Pound Per Square Foot Pressure Conversions

Convert to Pascals
1 psf is equal to 47.880208 pascals
Convert to Hectopascals
1 psf is equal to 0.478802 hectopascals
Convert to Atmospheres
1 psf is equal to 0.000473 atmospheres
Convert to Millibars
1 psf is equal to 0.478802 millibars
Convert to Kilograms Per Square Centimeter
1 psf is equal to 0.000488 kilograms per square centimeter
Convert to Kilograms Per Square Meter
1 psf is equal to 4.882422 kilograms per square meter
Convert to Pounds Per Square Inch
1 psf is equal to 0.006944 pounds per square inch
Convert to Torr
1 psf is equal to 0.359131 torr