Fireline Intensity unitsUse the following table to convert among various units. To convert from the units in a column to the units in a row, divide by the conversion factor. To convert from the units in a row to the units in a column, multiply by the conversion factor. Four significant figures are shown. Only half the table is provided to avoid roundoff errors. 

J/(fts) 
cal/(cms) 
kW/m 
BTU/(fts) 
kcal/(ms) 
J/(fts) 
1 




cal/(cms) 
127.5 
1 



kW/m 
304.8 
2.390 
1 


BTU/(fts) 
1054 
8.268 
3.459 
1 

kcal/(ms) 
1275 
10 
4.184 
1.210 
1 
Examples: multiply 1000 BTU/fts by 3.459 to get 3459 kW/m; divide 1000 kW/m by 3.459 to get 289.1 BTU/fts.
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