Convert kilogram-force to newton


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How many kilogram-force in 1 newton? The answer is 0.10197162129779.
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The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 kilogram-force is equal to 9.80665 newton.
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Quick conversion chart of kilogram-force to newton

1 kilogram-force to newton = 9.80665 newton

5 kilogram-force to newton = 49.03325 newton

10 kilogram-force to newton = 98.0665 newton

15 kilogram-force to newton = 147.09975 newton

20 kilogram-force to newton = 196.133 newton

25 kilogram-force to newton = 245.16625 newton

30 kilogram-force to newton = 294.1995 newton

40 kilogram-force to newton = 392.266 newton

50 kilogram-force to newton = 490.3325 newton

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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/s²). One kilogram-force is equal to exactly 9.80665 newtons.

Definition: Newton

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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