Armorlite® Type MC

Southwire #: 56844901

12/2 AWG THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Green Insulated Ground. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor.

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Application

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Cable is suitable for use as follows:

  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multiresidential buildings.
  • 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

Stock # 56844901 56844901
No. of Conductors 2 2
Size (AWG or kcmil) AWG or kcmil mm2 12 AWG 12 AWG
No. of Strands 19 19
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 15 0.38 mils mm
Size (AWG) 12 12
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 585 14.86 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 120 179 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Cable meets or exceeds the requirements of the following:

  • 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)
  • 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 Firestop Systems
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Cable is constructed with soft-drawn copper, Type THHN/THWN conductors rated 90°C dry available in sizes 14 AWG through 2 AWG, and a green insulated grounding conductor. 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.

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