Branch-circuit wiring for general purpose, non-essential electrical systems in patient care areas of hospitals, medical, and other types of health care facilities. Such areas include nursing homes, dental offices, and outpatient facilities.  Use in hazardous anesthetizing areas and essential electrical system circuits are prohibited, except where permitted per 2005 NEC 517.30(C)(3)(3).  Applications requiring redundant, dedicated or isolated grounding paths.  Environmental air-handling spaces per NEC 300.22(C); Dry locations; fished or embedded in plaster.  Places of Assembly per NEC 518.4 and theaters per NEC 520.5.  Installation in cable tray and approved raceways.  Under raised floors for information technology equipment conductors and cables per NEC 645.5(D) & 645.5(D)(2).  Multiple neutral and multi-circuit cables totaling more than 4 current-carrying conductors are now possible.

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HCF MCAP® Type MC

HCF MCAP Type MC
  • “All Purpose” Cable with Green Armor for Identification
  • Green Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor • 600 Volt
  • Copper THHN Insulated Conductors and Green Insulated Grounding Conductor
  • Full-sized Aluminum Equipment Grounding/ Bonding Conductor
  • Sizes 12 AWG and 10 AWG
  • UL Listed
  • Rated VW-1

Applications

Branch-circuit wiring for general purpose, non-essential electrical systems in patient care areas of hospitals, medical, and other types of health care facilities. Such areas include nursing homes, dental offices, and outpatient facilities.  Use in hazardous anesthetizing areas and essential electrical system circuits are prohibited, except where permitted per 2005 NEC 517.30(C)(3)(3).  Applications requiring redundant, dedicated or isolated grounding paths.  Environmental air-handling spaces per NEC 300.22(C); Dry locations; fished or embedded in plaster.  Places of Assembly per NEC 518.4 and theaters per NEC 520.5.  Installation in cable tray and approved raceways.  Under raised floors for information technology equipment conductors and cables per NEC 645.5(D) & 645.5(D)(2).  Multiple neutral and multi-circuit cables totaling more than 4 current-carrying conductors are now possible.