Pounds per Square Foot to Bars Converter

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

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How to Convert Pounds per Square Foot to Bars

To convert a measurement in pounds per square foot to a measurement in bars, multiply the pressure by the following conversion ratio: 0.000479 bars/pound per square foot.

Since one pound per square foot is equal to 0.000479 bars, you can use this simple formula to convert:

bars = pounds per square foot × 0.000479

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

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 pounds per square foot to bars using the formula above.
bars = (5,000 psf × 0.000479) = 2.39401 bar

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

What Are 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 lbf / ft2

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

Learn more about pounds per square foot.

What Is a Bar?

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.

Learn more about bars.

Pound per Square Foot to Bar Conversion Table

Table showing various pound per square foot measurements converted to bars.
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
20 psf 0.009576 bar
30 psf 0.014364 bar
40 psf 0.019152 bar
50 psf 0.02394 bar
60 psf 0.028728 bar
70 psf 0.033516 bar
80 psf 0.038304 bar
90 psf 0.043092 bar
100 psf 0.04788 bar
200 psf 0.09576 bar
300 psf 0.143641 bar
400 psf 0.191521 bar
500 psf 0.239401 bar
600 psf 0.287281 bar
700 psf 0.335161 bar
800 psf 0.383042 bar
900 psf 0.430922 bar
1,000 psf 0.478802 bar
2,000 psf 0.957604 bar
3,000 psf 1.4364 bar
4,000 psf 1.9152 bar
5,000 psf 2.394 bar
6,000 psf 2.8728 bar
7,000 psf 3.3516 bar
8,000 psf 3.8304 bar
9,000 psf 4.3092 bar
10,000 psf 4.788 bar

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