Alumaflex™ Type MC XHHW-2

Southwire #: 64173689

4/0-4 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

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Suitable for use as follows:

  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution under high ambient temperatures in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-residential buildings.
  • Power, lighting, control, and signal circuits.
  • Fished or embedded in plaster.
  • Concealed or exposed installations.
  • Environmental air-handling spaces per NEC 300.22 (C).
  • 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).
  • Class I Div. 2, Class II Div 2, & Class III Div. 1 Hazardous Locations.


imperial metric
Stock # 64173689 64173689
No. of Conductors 4 4
Size (AWG or kcmil) 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
No. of Strands 19 19
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 55 1.40 mils mm
Size (AWG) 2 2
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 1730 43.95 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 1357 2020 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

Southwire AlumaFlex™ Type MC-XHHW-2 Cable meets or exceeds the requirements:

  • UL 44
  • UL 1569
  • UL Online Product Guide Info - Metal-Clad Cable (PJAZ) ( )
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70)
  • Federal Specification A-A59544 (formerly J-C-30B)
  • 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 Firestop Systems
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant


Southwire AlumaFlex™Type MC-XHHW-2 Cable with Triple E™Aluminum Alloy is constructed with Type XHHW-2 conductors rated 90˚ C dry, and a bare equipment grounding conductor. Conductors are AlumaFlex™ AA-8000 series aluminum alloy compact stranded. A binder tape is wrapped over the conductors. Aluminum interlocking armor is applied over the assembly. Refer to color chart for conductor color sequence.


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