SPEC 60390

Copper Riser MC™ Cable Type MC Cu Feeder THHN/THWN-2 Conductors

1 AWG through 750 kcmil Copper THHN/THWN-2 Insulated Singles. Bare or Insulated Copper Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Binder Jacket for Continuous Conductor Support. Lightweight Aluminum Interlocked Armor.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compressed copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Insulation:All phases are insulated with Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN-2
  3. Ground:Bare copper 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(D) & 645.5(E)
  • 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 600V products.
  • REACH - European Community Regulation
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE {UL} X/C XX AWG COPPER THHN/THWN-2 CDRS 600V/1000V GW 1 X X AWG CU 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
    5877043/03BLK/RED/WH0.45619601x1/01.9442647
    58393244BRN/ORG/YE0.2257501x81.3261008
    58770514BLK/RED/BL0.32219601x31.8181932
    6468082/04BRN/ORG/YE0.40519601x31.8632579
    6780013/041/2/3/40.45619601x42.1013081
    6725323/04BLK/RED/BL0.45619601x41.9533035
    5877104/04BLK/RED/BL0.51219601x4/02.3184236
    5834334/04BLK/BLK/BL0.51219601x42.2203713
    67797825041/2/3/40.55837701x1/02.2684416
    6743263504BRN/ORG/YE0.66137701x1 GG2.5185781
    6797154004BLK/BLK/BL0.70537701x4/0 GG2.7436963
    5867336004BLK/RED/BL0.86561801x23.0399194
    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
    587704◊3/013.640270.0640.078165200225
    583932◊49.213350.2580.31566876
    587705◊112.726780.1280.15488104116
    646808◊2/01342590.0810.097116140156
    678001◊3/014.753690.0640.078132160180
    6725323/013.653690.0640.078132160180
    587710◊4/016.267710.0510.062156184208
    583433◊4/015.567710.0510.062156184208
    677978◊25015.880000.0430.053172204232
    674326◊35017.6112000.0310.039208248280
    679715◊40019.2128000.0270.035224268304
    586733◊60021.2192000.0180.025280336380
    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