Armorlite® Type MC Isolated Ground

12/2 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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Conductor Ground Wire
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
551104 2 2 12 AWG 12 AWG 19 19 15 0.38 12 12 527 13.39 135 201
560950 3 3 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 549 13.96 159 237
562419 4 4 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 586 14.89 185 275
587697 6 6 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 624 15.86 235 350
695999 2 2 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 10 10 579 14.73 188 279
696005 3 3 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 622 15.82 229 341
696013 4 4 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 667 16.96 269 400
555184 2 2 8 AWG 8 AWG 19 19 30 0.76 10 10 732 18.60 259 386
561147 5 5 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 19 19 50 1.27 4 4 2023 51.38 4080 6072
559998 3 3 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL 37 37 60 1.52 2 2 1832 46.54 3069 4568
567885 4 4 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 37 37 60 1.52 500 500 2708 68.78 8674 12908

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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