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kilopond (unit of force), pl. kiloponds, abbr. kp

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About kilopond

The kilopond is a unit of force equal to 9.80665 newtons (1 kp = 9.80665 N), the SI derived unit of force.

The kilopond (kp) is also equal to 9.80665 × 106 micronewtons (μN), or 9,806.65 millinewtons (mN), or 0.980665 decanewtons (daN) or 0.00980665 kilonewtons (kN), which are units of force in the SI.

The kilopond represents the amount of force applied by a mass of one kilogram in a gravitational field:

1 kp = 1 kg x 9.80665 m/s2

Symbol: kp

Plural: kiloponds

Also known as: kilogram-force (plural: kilograms-force, abbreviation: kgf)

Kilopond conversions: a compehensive list with conversions from kiloponds to other (metric, imperial, or customary) force measurement units is shown below.

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