›› Convert kilogram-force to kilonewton


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How many kgf in 1 kN? The answer is 101.97162129779.
We assume you are converting between kilogram-force and kilonewton.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.10197162129779 kgf, or 0.001 kN.
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›› Quick conversion chart of kgf to kN

1 kgf to kN = 0.00981 kN

10 kgf to kN = 0.09807 kN

50 kgf to kN = 0.49033 kN

100 kgf to kN = 0.98067 kN

200 kgf to kN = 1.96133 kN

500 kgf to kN = 4.90333 kN

1000 kgf to kN = 9.80665 kN

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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: Kilonewton

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilonewton = 103 newtons.

The definition of a newton is as follows:

In physics, the newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force, named after Sir Isaac Newton in recognition of his work on classical mechanics. It was first used around 1904, but not until 1948 was it officially adopted by the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) as the name for the mks unit of force.

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