# force conversion

**Category**: main menu • force menu • Pounds-force

**Amount:** 1 pound-force (lbf) of force

**Equals:** 32.17 poundals (pdl) in force

Converting pound-force to poundals value in the force units scale.

TOGGLE : from poundals into pounds-force in the other way around.

CONVERT : between other force measuring units - complete list.

Conversion calculator for **webmasters**.

## Force measuring units

Convert force measuring units between ** pound-force (lbf)** and

**but in the other reverse direction from poundals into pounds-force.**

*poundals (pdl)*conversion result for force: | |||||

From | Symbol | Equals | Result | To | Symbol |

1 pound-force | lbf | = | 32.17 | poundals | pdl |

# Converter type: force units

This online force from lbf into pdl converter is a handy tool not just for certified or experienced professionals.

First unit: pound-force (lbf) is used for measuring force.

Second: poundal (pdl) is unit of force.

## 32.17 pdl is converted to 1 of what?

The poundals unit number 32.17 pdl converts to 1 lbf, one pound-force. It is the EQUAL force value of 1 pound-force but in the poundals force unit alternative.

How to convert 2 pounds-force (lbf) into poundals (pdl)? Is there a calculation formula?

First divide the two units variables. Then multiply the result by 2 - for example:

32.1740485542 * 2 (or divide it by / 0.5)

**QUESTION**:

1 lbf = ? pdl

**ANSWER**:

1 lbf = 32.17 pdl

## Other applications for this force calculator ...

With the above mentioned two-units calculating service it provides, this force converter proved to be useful also as a teaching tool:

1. in practicing pounds-force and poundals ( lbf vs. pdl ) values exchange.

2. for conversion factors training exercises between unit pairs.

3. work with force's values and properties.

International unit symbols for these two force measurements are:

Abbreviation or prefix ( abbr. short brevis ), unit symbol, for pound-force is:

**lbf**

Abbreviation or prefix ( abbr. ) brevis - short unit symbol for poundal is:

**pdl**

### One pound-force of force converted to poundal equals to 32.17 pdl

How many poundals of force are in 1 pound-force? The answer is: The change of 1 lbf ( pound-force ) unit of force measure equals = to 32.17 pdl ( poundal ) as the equivalent measure for the same force type.

In principle with any measuring task, switched on professional people always ensure, and their success depends on, they get the most precise conversion results everywhere and every-time. Not only whenever possible, it's always so. Often having only a good idea ( or more ideas ) might not be perfect nor good enough solution. If there is an exact known measure in lbf - pounds-force for force amount, the rule is that the pound-force number gets converted into pdl - poundals or any other force unit absolutely exactly.

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