Alumaflex™ Type MC AL Feeder XHHW-2 Conductors with PVC Jacket

Alumaflex™ Type MC AL Feeder XHHW-2 Conductors with PVC Jacket

4/3 AWG AlumaFlex™ XHHW-2 Insulated Singles with 8000 series Triple E™ Aluminum Alloy. Bare AlumaFlex™ Aluminum Alloy Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor. Overall PVC Jacket.
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Application

Type MC Cable - "flame retardant sunlight resistant PVC Jacket" is suitable for use as follows:

  • Suitable for Wet Location per NEC 330.10(11)
  • Direct burial applications, installation in concrete and where exposed to cinder fills, strong chlorides, caustic alkalis, or vapors of chlorine or of hydrochloricacids
  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multiresidential buildings
  • Power, lighting, control, and signal circuits.
  • Fished or embedded in plaster
  • Concealed or exposed installations.
  • Places of Assembly per NEC 518.4 and theaters per NEC 520.5.
  • As aerial cable on a messenger
  • Installation in cable tray and approved raceways.
  • Under raised floors for information technology equipment conductors and cables perNEC 645.5(D) & 645.5(D)(2).
  • Class I Div. 2, Class II Div 2, & Class III Div. 1 Hazardous Locations.

Specifications

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No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
554013 3 3 4 AWG 4 AWG 7 7 45 1.14 6 6 1056 26.82 396 589
554280 3 3 2 AWG 2 AWG 6 6 45 1.14 4 4 1189 30.20 522 776
554281 3 3 1 AWG 1 AWG 8 8 55 1.40 4 4 1201 30.52 595 885

Standards & References

Southwire AlumaFlex™ Type MC Cable - PVC Jacketed meets or exceeds the following requirements:

  • UL 83
  • UL 1569
  • UL 1685
  • UL Online Product Guide Info - Metal-Clad Cable (PJAZ) ( www.ul.com )
  • Federal Specification A-A59544 (formerly J-C-30B)
  • Jacketed & Non Jacketed will both pass " UL Test" & "FT4/IEEE 1202"(70,000 Btu/hr) Vertical Cable Tray Flame Test
  • NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), Article 330
  • Listed for use in UL 1, 2, and 3 Hour Through-Penetration FirestopSystems
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Southwire AlumaFlex™ Type MC Cable with Triple E™ Aluminum Alloy - PVC Jacketed is constructed with Aluminum Type XHHW-2 conductors rated 90°C wet or dry, and a bare aluminum grounding conductor for sizes 1/0 AWG and larger. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape is wrapped around the assembly. Aluminum interlocking armor is applied over the assembly. A black flame retardant sunlight resistant PVC jacket is applied over the armor. The jacket is available in other colors upon request, subject to economic order quantities.

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