# Pounds Per Square Foot to Kilograms Per Square Meter Conversion

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

**Results in Kilograms Per Square Meter:**

## How to Convert Pounds Per Square Foot to Kilograms Per Square Meter

To convert a pound per square foot measurement to a kilogram per square meter measurement, multiply the pressure by the conversion ratio. One pound per square foot is equal to 4.882422 kilograms per square meter, so use this simple formula to convert:

The pressure in kilograms per square meter is equal to the pounds per square foot multiplied by 4.882422.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 pounds per square foot to kilograms per square meter using the formula above.

Pounds per square foot and kilograms per square meter 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 lbfft^{2}

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

## Kilograms Per Square Meter

One kilogram per square meter is the pressure of equal to one kilogram-force per square meter.

The kilogram per square meter is a non-SI metric unit for pressure. A kilogram per square meter is sometimes also referred to as a kilogram per square metre or kilogram-force per meter square. Kilograms per square meter can be abbreviated as *kgf/m²*, for example 1 kilogram per square meter can be written as 1 kgf/m².

In formal expressions, the slash, or solidus (/), is used to separate units used to indicate division in an expression.^{[1]}

The unit is deprecated and not permitted for use with SI units.

Kilograms per square meter can be expressed using the formula:

1 kgf/m^{2} = 1 kgfm^{2}

Pressure in kilograms per square meter are equal to the kilogram-force divided by the area in square meters.

## Pound Per Square Foot to Kilogram Per Square Meter Conversion Table

Pounds Per Square Foot | Kilograms Per Square Meter |
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1 psf | 4.8824 kgf/m² |

2 psf | 9.7648 kgf/m² |

3 psf | 14.65 kgf/m² |

4 psf | 19.53 kgf/m² |

5 psf | 24.41 kgf/m² |

6 psf | 29.29 kgf/m² |

7 psf | 34.18 kgf/m² |

8 psf | 39.06 kgf/m² |

9 psf | 43.94 kgf/m² |

10 psf | 48.82 kgf/m² |

11 psf | 53.71 kgf/m² |

12 psf | 58.59 kgf/m² |

13 psf | 63.47 kgf/m² |

14 psf | 68.35 kgf/m² |

15 psf | 73.24 kgf/m² |

16 psf | 78.12 kgf/m² |

17 psf | 83 kgf/m² |

18 psf | 87.88 kgf/m² |

19 psf | 92.77 kgf/m² |

20 psf | 97.65 kgf/m² |

21 psf | 102.53 kgf/m² |

22 psf | 107.41 kgf/m² |

23 psf | 112.3 kgf/m² |

24 psf | 117.18 kgf/m² |

25 psf | 122.06 kgf/m² |

26 psf | 126.94 kgf/m² |

27 psf | 131.83 kgf/m² |

28 psf | 136.71 kgf/m² |

29 psf | 141.59 kgf/m² |

30 psf | 146.47 kgf/m² |

31 psf | 151.36 kgf/m² |

32 psf | 156.24 kgf/m² |

33 psf | 161.12 kgf/m² |

34 psf | 166 kgf/m² |

35 psf | 170.88 kgf/m² |

36 psf | 175.77 kgf/m² |

37 psf | 180.65 kgf/m² |

38 psf | 185.53 kgf/m² |

39 psf | 190.41 kgf/m² |

40 psf | 195.3 kgf/m² |

## References

- National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST Guide to the SI, Chapter 6: Rules and Style Conventions for Printing and Using Units, https://www.nist.gov/pml/special-publication-811/nist-guide-si-chapter-6-rules-and-style-conventions-printing-and-using