Duraclad® Type MC

14/2 AWG Copper THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Green Copper THHN Insulated Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Steel Interlocked Armor. Also available in Blue Steel Armor.

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Application

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

  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-residential 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

Select a set of products below for more information:
Conductor Ground Wire
No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) 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
551715
2 2
14 AWG 14 AWG
1 1
15 0.38
14 14
451 11.46
122 182
551728
3 3
14 AWG 14 AWG
1 1
15 0.38
14 14
478 12.14
143 212
551716
2 2
12 AWG 12 AWG
1 1
15 0.38
12 12
483 12.28
151 225
551729
3 3
12 AWG 12 AWG
1 1
15 0.38
12 12
514 13.07
181 269
551734
4 4
12 AWG 12 AWG
1 1
15 0.38
12 12
549 13.96
214 318
559889
6 6
12 AWG 12 AWG
19 19
15 0.38
12 12
800 20.32
460 684
551717
2 2
10 AWG 10 AWG
1 1
20 0.51
10 10
550 13.98
205 305
551730
3 3
10 AWG 10 AWG
1 1
20 0.51
10 10
589 14.97
251 374
551735
4 4
10 AWG 10 AWG
1 1
20 0.51
10 10
633 16.09
297 441
557312
6 6
10 AWG 10 AWG
19 19
20 0.51
10 10
880 22.35
574 854
557781
8 8
10 AWG 10 AWG
19 19
20 0.51
10 10
880 22.35
651 969

Standards & References

Southwire Duraclad® Type MC Cable 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-A-59544
  • NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), Article 330
  • Jacketed & Non Jacketed will both pass " UL Test" & "FT4/IEEE 1202" (70,000 Btu/hr) Vertical Cable Tray Flame Test
  • Listed for use in UL 1, 2, and 3 Hour Through-Penetration Firestop Systems
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Southwire Duraclad Type MC Cable is constructed with soft-drawn copper, Type THHN/THWN conductors and a green insulated grounding conductor. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape bearing the print legend is wrapped on the assembly. Light weight galvanized steel interlocked armor is applied over the assembly. Blue steel armor is also available.

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