SPEC 60386

Alumaflex™ Riser MC™ THHN/THWN-2 Aluminum Conductor Feeder Cable

AlumaFlex™ THHN/THWN-2 Insulated Singles with 8000 series Triple E™ Aluminum Alloy. Bare AlumaFlex™ Aluminum Alloy Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Binder Sheath for Continuous Conductor Support. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B801 or B836
  2. Insulation:All phases are insulated with Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN-2
  3. Ground:Bare aluminum ground
  4. Binder:Mylar tape
  5. Polymeric Binder:Polymeric binder sheath under armor for continuous conductor support
  6. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor

Applications and Features:

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Riser Feeder cable is suitable for use as follows:
  • Riser cable, vertical applications
  • 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, or as aerial cable on a messenger.
  • Under raised floors for information technology equipment conductors and cables per NEC 645.5.
  • Class I Div. 2, Class II Div 2, & Class III Div. 1 Hazardous Locations.
  • Conductors are Type THHN/THWN-2 rated 90ºC Wet and Dry. Unjacketed MC cables are not rated for wet locations.

  • Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Riser 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
  • 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
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • 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:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE {UL} X/C XX AWG COMPACT 8000 AL. --- TRIPLE E ALLOY AA8176 THHN/THWN-2 CDRS 600V GW 1 X X AWG 3E AL TYPE MC FOR CT USE.
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeConductor NumberColorDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeDiameter Over ArmorOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchlbs/1000ft
    64325344BN/OE/YW/GY0.2127501x61.248593
    64935444BK/RD/BE/WE0.2047501x8 GG Cu1.298999
    64136224BK/RD/BE/WE0.2687501x41.398775
    59754214BK/RD/BE/WE0.29819601x41.613969
    5837621/04BN/OE/YW/GY0.32419601x4 GG1.8181195
    5837662/03BK/RD/WE0.36419601x4 GG1.7501090
    5962792/04BK/RD/BE/WE0.36419601x41.7681247
    5839133/03BK/RD/WE0.42219601x4 GG1.8641245
    5933493/04BK/RD/BE/WE0.40919601x42.0171488
    5839174/03BK/RD/WE0.46019601x2 GG1.9431445
    6718534/04BK/RD/BE/WE0.46019601x1/02.1581790
    5818694/04BN/OE/YW/GY0.46019601x1 GG2.1031792
    5734322503BN/OE/YW0.52035701x3/01.9851693
    5806372503BN/OE/YW0.52035701x11.9851613
    5611332504BK/RD/BE/WE0.52035701x12.1511986
    5652122504BN/OE/YW/GY0.52035701x12.1511986
    6465493003BN/OE/YW0.56935701x1 GG2.0931858
    6415353004BK/RD/BE/WE0.56935701x12.2722252
    6776213503BN/OE/YW0.61535701x12.1922012
    5611353504BK/RD/BE/WE0.61535701x1/02.3832523
    6493443504BN/OE/YW/GY0.61535701x2 GG2.4282528
    5979134003BN/OE/YW0.65935701x3/0 GG2.3732369
    5806344004BN/OE/YW/GY0.65935701x3/02.4872833
    5732545003BN/OE/YW0.73535701x2502.6732818
    5611365004BK/RD/BE/WE0.73535701x3/02.6733324
    6493475004BN/OE/YW/GY0.73535701x1 GG2.7283299
    5649425004BN/OE/YW/GY0.73535701x3/02.6733324
    6415506003BN/OE/YW0.81258801x4/02.6653153
    5673086004BN/OE/YW/GY0.81258801x400 GG3.1384302
    6419147503BN/OE/YW0.90858801x7503.1414308
    5627007503BK/RD/BE0.90853801x3/02.8703682
    6436187504BK/RD/BE/WE0.90858801x750 GG3.4505434
    6439367504BK/RD/BE/WE0.90858801x600 GG3.4505276
    5611377504BK/RD/BE/WE0.90858801x3/03.1454623
    5809759004BN/OE/YW/GY0.99958801x2503.3935506
    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
    448.78010.4240.5100.048445260
    449.18010.2580.3100.048445260
    249.812740.2670.3210.045607280
    1411.316060.2110.2540.046688092
    1/0412.720270.1020.1220.0448096108
    2/0312.323950.0810.0970.043115135150
    2/0412.425550.0810.0970.04392108120
    3/0313.030200.1050.1260.042130155175
    3/0414.132210.0640.0770.042104124140
    4/0313.638080.0510.0610.041150180205
    4/0415.140620.0510.0610.041120144164
    4/0414.740620.0510.0610.041120144164
    250313.045000.0710.0860.041170205230
    250313.045000.0710.0860.041170205230
    250414.248000.0710.0860.041136164184
    250414.248000.0710.0860.041136164184
    300313.754000.0590.0710.041195230260
    300415.057600.0590.0710.041156184208
    350314.463000.0500.0620.040210250280
    350415.867200.0500.0620.040168200224
    350415.867200.0500.0620.040168200224
    400315.172000.0440.0540.040225270305
    400416.676800.0440.0540.040180216244
    500316.390000.0350.0440.039260310350
    500418.196000.0350.0440.039208248280
    500418.196000.0350.0440.039208248280
    500418.196000.0350.0440.039208248280
    600317.9108000.0290.0370.039285340385
    600419.7115200.0290.0370.039228272308
    750319.4135000.0240.0310.038320385435
    750320.2135000.0240.0310.038320385435
    750421.3144000.0240.0310.038256308348
    750421.3144000.0240.0310.038256308348
    750421.3144000.0240.0310.038256308348
    900423.0172800.0200.0270.037284340384
    * 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: 1.000.007

    Updated On: Jan. 31, 2024, 10:59 a.m. UTC