Armorlite® Type MC Isolated Ground

Southwire #: 56241902

12/4 AWG Copper THHN/THWN Insulated Conductors. Two Insulated Grounding Conductors. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor.

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Application

Suitable for use as follows:

  • Applications requiring redundant, dedicated or isolated grounding paths.
  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multiresidential buildings.
  • For sensitive electronic equipment.
  • 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.

Specifications

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Stock # 56241902 56241902
No. of Conductors 4 4
Size (AWG or kcmil) 12 AWG 12 AWG
No. of Strands 1 1
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 15 0.38 mils mm
Size (AWG) 12 12
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 586 14.89 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 185 275 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Cable - Isolated Ground 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)
  • NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), Article 330
  • Listed for use in UL 1, 2 and 3 Hour Through Penetration Firestop Systems
  • Jacketed & Non Jacketed will both pass " UL Test" & "FT4/IEEE 1202" (70,000 Btu/hr) Vertical Cable Tray Flame Test
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Cable - Isolated Ground is constructed with soft-drawn copper, Type THHN/THWN conductors rated 90°C dry and two insulated grounding conductors--one solid green and the second green with a yellow stripe. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape bearing the print legend is wrapped around the assembly. Aluminum interlocking armor is applied over the assembly. Also available with overall PVC jacket.

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