SPEC 60365

Armorlite® Type MC THHN/THWN Aluminum Conductor Feeder Cable 277/480V Colors

Aluminum THHN/THWN-2 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.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B801or ASTM B836
  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

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.
  • Suitable for power and lighting circuits.
  • Places of Assembly per NEC 518.4 and theaters per NEC 520.5.
  • Environmental air-handling spaces per NEC 300.22 (C).
  • 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(E)
  • Class I Div. 2, Class II Div 2, & Class III Div. 1 Hazardous Locations.
  • Type THHN/THWN rated 90ºC Dry/ 75ºC Wet
  • Anti-short bushings are not required for use with MC cable per NEC and UL

  • 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: Brown, Orange, Yellow
  • 4/C: Brown, Orange, Yellow, Gray
  • Specifications:

  • ASTM B800 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy Wire
  • ASTM B801 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Conductors of 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy
  • ASTM B836 Compact Rounded Stranded Aluminum Conductors
  • 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
  • RoHS Compliant Lead-Free, Silicone-Free
  • 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 THHN OR THWN CDRS FOR USE IN CABLE TRAYS 600 VOLTS
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeConductor NumberColorDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeDiameter Over ArmorOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchlbs/1000ft
    1/04BN/OE/YW/GY0.33619601x41.304778
    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
    1/049.125340.1680.2010.0448096108
    * 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: 1.000.002

    Updated On: Aug. 21, 2023, 12:47 p.m. UTC