##### Asked by: Abelio Faulhaber

asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020# What's the difference between kPa and PSI?

Kilopascal Uses

whereas, **PSI**stands for Pounds per square inches. It is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units. It is the pressure resulting from a force of one pound-force applied to an area of one square inch.

Thereof, are PSI and kPa the same?

**Psi** (pounds per square inch) is 1 pound of force per square inch. Kilopascal is a metric pressure unit and is equal to 1000 force of newton per square meter.

Similarly, how many kPa are in a pound? **1 kilopascal** (kPa) = 0.15 pounds per sq.

Similarly, it is asked, what does kPa mean in pressure?

Kilopascal or **kPa Definition** The kilopascal **is** a unit of **pressure**. 1 **kPa is** approximately the **pressure** exerted by a 10-g mass resting on a 1-cm^{2} area. 101.3 **kPa** = 1 atm. There **are** 1,000 pascals in 1 kilopascal.

What TYRE pressure is 220 kPa?

A typical **tire pressure** for compact size cars can be about **220 kPa**/32 psi.