Convert kip to pound-force


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How many kip in 1 pound-force? The answer is 0.001. We assume you are converting between kip and pound-force. You can view more details on each measurement unit: kip or pound-force The SI derived unit for force is the newton. 1 newton is equal to 0.00022480894387096 kip, or 0.22480894387096 pound-force. Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results. Use this page to learn how to convert between kips and pounds-force. Type in your own numbers in the form to convert the units!

Quick conversion chart of kip to pound-force

1 kip to pound-force = 1000 pound-force

2 kip to pound-force = 2000 pound-force

3 kip to pound-force = 3000 pound-force

4 kip to pound-force = 4000 pound-force

5 kip to pound-force = 5000 pound-force

6 kip to pound-force = 6000 pound-force

7 kip to pound-force = 7000 pound-force

8 kip to pound-force = 8000 pound-force

9 kip to pound-force = 9000 pound-force

10 kip to pound-force = 10000 pound-force

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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.

Definition: Pound

The pound-force is a non-SI unit of force or weight (properly abbreviated "lbf" or "lbf"). The pound-force is equal to a mass of one pound multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth (which is defined as exactly 9.806 65 m/s², or exactly 196,133/6096 ft/s², or approximately 32.174 05 ft/s²).

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