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Conversions of force  units F 
 
Newton is the SI basic unit of force 1 N = 1 kg × m / s2
The unit sign is N and the symbol of force is F (force)
Force of weight FG = m × g; mass = m and gravity acceleration g = 9.80665 m/s2
The gravitational force is the force type in everyday life we constantly have to do.
See also: weight units.
 
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atomic unit of force
crinals
dynes
grams force = pond p
joules per centimeter
kilograms force = kilopond kp
kilograms meter/second2
kilonewtons kN
kilopounds force (kip force)
millinewtons mN
newtons N
ounces force (avdp)
pounds force
pounds force foot per inch
poundals
slugs foot/second2
slugs force
square foot - inch of mercury (0 °C)
square foot - inch of mercury (16 °C)
tons force (long)
tons force (short)
tons force (metric)
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The question: "What is the weight of one kilopond? (kilogram force kgf)" is easy to answer.
The kilopond is old and of no use. Do not think about it: One kilopond = 1 kp weighs exact 1 kilogram = 1 kg.
In 1960 the force unit kilopond was changed to newton in the SI system. 1 kp = 9.80665 N.
1 kg on the surface of the Earth weighs 9.80665 N, because 1 kg × 9.80665 m/s = 9.80665 N.

 
In daily life on Earth we take:
1 newton (force) ≈ 1/9.80665 kg = 0.10197 kg ≈ 102 grams (weight).
1 kilonewton (force) = 1000 N ≈ 1000/9.80665 kg = 102 kg (weight).

Conversions of other force units

 
Our physics teacher always said to us:
One Newton is a bar of chocolate.
102 gram ≈ 1 Newton.

 
 
Weight is a) the force to a body in a gravitational field as the weight force,
                b) the mass of a physical body.

Conversion of newton to kilogram
Not for physic professors and science teachers :-) Only for domestic use on Earth.
Force is not Mass!

Simply enter the value to the left or the right side.
The calculator works in both directions of the
sign.

 
Force F
N (newton)
 ↔  Mass m
kg (kilogram) 
1 N = 0.101971621298 kg   1 kg = 9.89665 N
Caution − Force is not Mass!
The force conversion formulas
Newton to kilogram-force (N to kgf):
1/9.80665 × N = 0.101971621298 × N = 1 kgf
Kilogram-force to newton (kgf to N):
9.80665 × kgf = 1 Newton N
 
Since 1977 kgf and kilopond (unit symbol kp) are no longer the permissible unit of force. It was formerly a base unit of the Technical measurement system. Correct is now only N (pronounced Newton).
 
1 kilogram force (kgf) was the force of gravity, which is pushing a mass of 1 kg at one place in the world on the ground; calculated according to Newton's law force = mass × acceleration. Since the acceleration is dependent on the location, the weight force is varying. Usually, however, the standard acceleration of gravity is used. 1 kgf = 9.80665 newtons.

Force conversion chart to newtons

Unit Name Symbol SI Equivalent N
atomic unit of force a.u.

8.238722 241×10−8 N

crinal crinal 0.1 N
dyne dyn 1×10−5 N
gram force gf 9.806650 × 10−3 N
joule per centimeter J/cm 100 N
kilogram force kgf, kgp 9.806650 N
kilogram meter per square second kg-m/s2 1 N
kilopound force (kip force) kipf 4448.2216152605 N
newton N 1 N
ounce force (av.) ozf (av.) 0.2780138509537812 N
pound force lbf (av.), lbf 4.4482216152605 N
pound force foot per inch lbf-ft/in 53.3786 N
poundal pdl 0.138254954376 N
slug foot per square second slug-ft/s2 4.44822 N
slug force   143.117 N
square foot inch of mercury (0 °C) ft2-inHg (0 °C) 314.605 N
square foot inch of mercury (16 °C)  ft2-inHg (16 °C)  313.751 N
ton force (long)   9964.01641818352 N
ton force (metric)   9806.650 N
ton force (short)   8896.443230521 N

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