# ››Convert kilogram-force to kip

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How many kilograms-force in 1 kip? The answer is 453.592368444.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.101971621298 kilograms-force, or 0.000224808943871 kip.
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# ››Definition: Kilogram

The deprecated unit kilogram-force (kgf) or kilopond (kp) is the force exerted by one kilogram of mass in standard Earth gravity (defined as exactly 9.80665 m/sē). One kilogram-force is equal to exactly 9.80665 newtons.

# ››Definition: Kip

In the United States, a kip is sometimes a unit of mass that equals 1,000 avoirdupois pounds (used to compute shipping charges), or more often a unit of force that equals 1,000 pounds force (used to measure engineering loads). Its symbol is kip. The name comes from combining the words "kilo" and "pound", thus 1,000 pounds; it is called a kilopound, sometimes using the same symbol kip or sometimes klb.

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