SPEC 60375

Armorlite® Type MC XHHW-2 Aluminum Conductor Feeder Cable. Rated 600 or 1000 Volts. Silicone Free

Aluminum XHHW-2 Insulated Singles with 8000 series Triple E™ Aluminum Alloy. Bare AlumaFlex™ Aluminum Alloy Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 or 1000 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor.

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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 Cross Linked Polyethylene XLPE Type XHHW-2
  3. Ground:Bare aluminum ground
  4. Filler:Fillers as needed
  5. Binder:Mylar tape
  6. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor

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.
  • 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(E)
  • Class I Div. 2, Class II Div 2, & Class III Div. 1 Hazardous Locations.
  • Binder tape with print legend wrapped around assembly.
  • Type XHHW-2 rated 90ºC Wet and Dry
  • Per NEC (330.10), unjacketed MC cable can be used in dry location

  • 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
  • Specifications:

  • ASTM B800 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy Wire
  • ASTM B801 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Conductors of 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy
  • UL 44 Thermoset-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:

    E96627 {UL} TYPE MC AWG XX XHHW-2 CDRS FOR USE IN CABLE TRAYS 600 VOLTS
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeConductor NumberDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround Size x NumDiameter Over ArmorOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchlbs/1000ft
    6787312/030.37619551x61.294727
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    Note: Conductor number = number of phase conductors. Does not include ground
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeMin. Bend Radius*Max Pull TensionDC Resistance at 25°CAC Resistance at 75°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 60°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 75°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 90°C
    AWG/KcmilInchesLbsΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    678731◊2/09.023950.1330.16115135150
    Ampacities have been adjusted for more than Three Current-Carrying Conductors
    Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. Also, see NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.

    Revision: 3.0.00C