Armorlite® Type MC PVC Jacketed

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Application

12/4 AWG THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Green Insulated Ground. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor. Sunlight Resistant Overall PVC Jacket.

  • Suitable for Wet Location per NEC 330.10(11)
  • Direct burial applications, embedded in concrete, and where exposed to cinder fills, strong chlorides, caustic alkalis, or vapors of chlorine or of hydrochloric acids.
  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multiresidential buildings.
  • Fished or embedded in plaster.
  • Concealed or exposed installations
  • Places of Assembly per NEC 518.4 and theaters per NEC 520.5.
  • Installation in cable tray, approved raceways, or as aerial cable on a messenger
  • 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
564289 3 3 14 AWG 14 AWG 19 19 15 0.38 14 14 581 14.76 163 242
554666 2 2 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 583 14.82 158 235
553379 3 3 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 614 15.61 198 295
552564 4 4 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 649 16.50 232 345
587975 6 6 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 686 17.43 284 423
640727 8 8 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 761 19.34 350 521
552808 2 2 10 AWG 10 AWG 19 19 20 0.51 10 10 665 16.91 232 345
552954 3 3 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 679 17.27 262 390
555163 4 4 10 AWG 10 AWG 19 19 20 0.51 10 10 825 20.97 386 575
679414 12 12 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 979 24.87 655 975
552564 4 4 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 649 16.50 232 345

Standards & References

Southwire's Armorlite® Type MC Cable – PVC Jacketed meets or exceeds the following requirements:

  • UL 83, 1569, and 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 - PVC Jacketed is constructed with soft-drawn, copper Type THHN/THWN conductors rated 90°C dry/ 75°C wet, and a green insulated grounding conductor. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape is wrapped around the assembly. Aluminum interlocking armor is applied over the assembly. A black sunlight resistant, flame retardant PVC jacket is applied over the armor. Print legend is included on the binder tape as well as the overall PVC jacket. The jacket is available in other colors upon request subject to economic order quantities.

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