Pound-force conversions

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pound-force (unit of force), pl. pounds-force, abbr. lbf

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About pound-force

The pound-force is a unit of force equal to 4.448221615 newtons (1 lbf = 4.448221615 N), the SI derived unit of force.

The pound-force (lbf) is also equal to 4,448,221.615 micronewtons (μN), or 4,448.221615 millinewtons (mN), 444.8221615 centinewtons (cN), or 0.4448221615 decanewtons (daN) or 0.004448221615 kilonewtons (kN), which are units of force in the SI.

The pound-force represents the amount of force applied by a mass of one avoirdupois pound in a gravitational field:

1 lbf = 1 lb × 9.80665 m/s2

Symbol: lbf

Plural: pounds-force

Also known as: pound (plural: pounds, abbreviation: lb), pound force (plural: pounds force)

Pound-force conversions: a detailed list with conversions from pounds-force to other (metric, imperial, or customary) force measurement units is shown below.

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