Convert kilonewtons to pounds

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Convert kilonewtons to pounds

Postby ightwoman » Mon Mar 02, 2009 8:53 pm

Hi,

I am wondering if you can help me to even approximately convert two values of dynamic loading. How does kiloNewton (kN) relate to pounds...? How would the strength of a rope rated at say 20 kN relate to a rope rated in say 5,000 pounds of strength? I am a rock climber and some rope and webbing is rated in Kn and some in pounds; each relates to the maximum safe rating of the respective webbing or rope.

Thanks for your help, Sydney
ightwoman
 

Re: Convert kilonewtons to pounds

Postby Guest » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:48 pm

ightwoman wrote:Hi,

I am wondering if you can help me to even approximately convert two values of dynamic loading. How does kiloNewton (kN) relate to pounds...? How would the strength of a rope rated at say 20 kN relate to a rope rated in say 5,000 pounds of strength? I am a rock climber and some rope and webbing is rated in Kn and some in pounds; each relates to the maximum safe rating of the respective webbing or rope.

Thanks for your help, Sydney


The newton is the unit of force in the metric system.
1 lbf = 4.448222 N

Since 1 kN = 1000 N
1000 N x 1 lbf/4.448222 N = 224.8 lbf
20 kN = 4496 lbf
Guest
 

unit conversion from Newton to Kilograms

Postby RAJ » Mon Dec 05, 2011 7:51 pm

how many kilograms are there in 1 Newton. conversion
RAJ
 


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