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
    Stock NumberCond. SizeConductor NumberColorDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeDiameter Over ArmorJacket ThicknessApprox. ODOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchmilinchlbs/1000ft
    6782821/02BK/RD0.33610601x21.118501.218587
    6792783/02BK/RD0.42216601x1/01.292551.402811
    5930864/02BK/WE0.47419601x1/01.396551.506934
    6756743002BK/RD0.56921701x4/01.843651.9751468
    6792813502BK/RD0.61535701x2501.942652.0741639
    5525871/03BK/RD/WE0.33610601x41.190501.290723
    5524652/03BK/RD/WE0.37612601x41.276551.386846
    5524643/03BK/RD/WE0.42216601x41.377501.477968
    5524844/03BK/RD/WE0.47419601x21.590651.7221297
    5556672503BK/RD/WE0.52022701x21.735651.8671492
    5638042503BK/RD/WE0.52022701x11.735651.8671512
    5993772503BK/RD/WE0.52022701x1/0 GG1.813651.9451608
    5612483503BK/RD/WE0.61535701x11.942652.0741905
    5558095003BK/RD/WE0.73535701x12.201652.3332466
    5635895003BK/RD/WE0.73535701x3/02.201652.3332547
    5558127503BK/RD/WE0.90858801x1/02.620802.7863553
    5542821/04BK/RD/BE/WE0.33610601x41.304551.414925
    5558072/04BK/RD/BE/WE0.37612601x41.400551.5101072
    5542834/04BK/RD/BE/WE0.47419601x21.749651.8811648
    6797302504BK/RD/BE/WE0.52022701x21.901652.0331864
    5542842504BK/RD/BE/WE0.52022701x11.901652.0331928
    5549353004BK/RD/BE/WE0.56921701x12.022652.1542197
    5558083504BK/RD/BE/WE0.61535701x1/02.133652.2652462
    5549325004BK/RD/BE/WE0.73535701x3/02.423802.5893347
    5558116004BK/RD/BE/WE0.81258801x3/02.662752.8123798
    5607826004BK/RD/BE/WE0.81258801x4002.919803.0854163
    5549337504BK/RD/BE/WE0.90853801x3/02.895803.0614704
    5636037504BK/RD/BE/WE0.90853801x7503.200903.3885406
    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
    1/028.512670.1680.2010.044100120135
    3/029.820130.1050.1260.042130155175
    4/0210.525390.0840.1000.041150180205
    300213.836000.0590.0710.041195230260
    350214.542000.0500.0620.040210250280
    1/039.019000.1680.2010.044100120135
    2/039.723950.1330.1600.043115135150
    3/0310.330200.1050.1260.042130155175
    4/0312.138080.0840.1000.041150180205
    250313.145000.0710.0860.041170205230
    250313.145000.0710.0860.041170205230
    250313.645000.0710.0860.041170205230
    350314.563000.0500.0620.040210250280
    500316.390000.0350.0440.039260310350
    500316.390000.0350.0440.039260310350
    750319.5135000.0240.0310.038320385435
    1/049.920270.1680.2010.0448096108
    2/0410.625550.1330.1600.04392108120
    4/0413.240620.0840.1000.041120144164
    250414.248000.0710.0860.041136164184
    250414.248000.0710.0860.041136164184
    300415.157600.0590.0710.041156184208
    350415.967200.0500.0620.040168200224
    500418.196000.0350.0440.039208248280
    600419.7115200.0290.0370.039228272308
    600421.6115200.0290.0370.039228272308
    750421.4144000.0240.0310.038256308348
    750423.7144000.0240.0310.038256308348
    * 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: Dec. 11, 2023, 9:29 p.m. UTC