SPEC 60360

Armorlite® Type MC THHN/THWN PVC Jacketed Aluminum Conductor Feeder Cable 120/208V Colors. Silicone Free

Aluminum THHN/THWN Insulated Singles with 8000 series Triple E™ Aluminum Alloy. Bare AlumaFlex™ Aluminum Alloy Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor. Overall PVC Jacket. Sunlight Resistant.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B801
  2. Insulation:All phases are insulated with Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN
  3. Ground:Bare aluminum ground
  4. Filler:Fillers as needed
  5. Binder:Mylar tape
  6. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor
  7. Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) sunlight resistant, and corrosion resistant

Applications and Features:

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Feeder cable is suitable for use as follows:
  • Feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multi-residential buildings.
  • Where exposed to cinder fills, strong chlorides, caustic alkalis, or vapors of chlorine or of hydrochloric acids.
  • Fished or embedded in plaster.
  • Concealed or exposed installations.
  • Suitable for Wet Location per NEC 330.10(A)(11)
  • Places of Assembly per NEC 518.4 and theaters per NEC 520.5.
  • Installation in cable tray and 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.
  • Type THHN/THWN rated 90ºC Dry/ 75ºC Wet

  • Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Feeder Cable - meets or exceeds the following requirements:
  • 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

  • Color Code
  • 3/C: Black, Red, White
  • 4/C: Black, Red, Blue, White
  • Specifications:

  • ASTM B800 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy Wire
  • ASTM B801 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Conductors of 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy
  • UL 83 Thermoplastic Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1569 Metal-Clad Cables
  • UL 1479 Standard for Safety Fire Tests of Penetration Firestops
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • Buy American: Compliant with Buy American Requirements, found in 49 U.S.C. § 5323(j); specify “Made in the USA Only!” when ordering to ensure your project receives American made products.
  • REACH - European Community Regulation
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE {UL} E96627 X/C XXX KCMIL COMPACT 8000 AL. --- TRIPLE E ALLOY AA8176 THHN OR THWN CDRS 600 VOLTS GW 1 X X AWG TYPE MC EZ-JKT FOR CT USE SUN. RES. 90 DEGREES C
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeConductor NumberColorDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeDiameter Over ArmorJacket ThicknessApprox. ODOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchmilinchlbs/1000ft
    6004BK/RD/BE/WE0.81258801x3/02.662752.8123798
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    * Strand count meets minimum number per ASTM
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeConductor NumberMin. Bend RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance at 25°CAC Resistance at 75°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity Raceway 60°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 75°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 90°C
    AWG/KcmilInchesLbsΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    600419.6144000.0290.0370.039228272308
    * Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. See NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.
    * Ampacities have been adjusted for more than Three Current-Carrying Conductors.

    Revision: 1.000.006

    Updated On: Aug. 29, 2023, 2:56 p.m. UTC