Measurement unit: kilogram-force

Full name: kilogram-force

Plural form: kilograms-force

Symbol: kgf

Alternate spelling: kilograms

Category type: force

Scale factor: 9.80665

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SI unit: newton

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.
1 newton is equal to 0.10197162129779 kilogram-force.

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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.

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