Armorlite® Type MC

12/4 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

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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
550177 2 2 14 AWG 14 AWG 19 19 14 14 453 11.52 79 117
685826 3 3 14 AWG 14 AWG 1 1 14 14 464 11.80 94 140
555256 2 2 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 474 12.05 102 152
591237 3 3 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 12 12 474 12.05 104 154
578758 4 4 12 AWG 12 AWG 7 7 80.8 80.8 580 14.73 185 275
685818 2 2 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 10 10 541 13.76 150 223
578750 3 3 10 AWG 10 AWG 7 7 101.88 101.88 660 16.76 219 325
578751 4 4 10 AWG 10 AWG 7 7 101.88 101.88 660 16.76 259 385
593012 16 16 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 10 10 1027 26.10 734 1093

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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