SPEC 60345

Armorlite® Type MC THHN/THWN Aluminum Conductor Feeder Cable 120/208V 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 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

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.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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
    Stock NumberCond. SizeConductor NumberDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeDiameter Over ArmorOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchlbs/1000ft
    5587591/030.33610601x41.240618
    5572072/030.37612601x41.276705
    5587673/030.42216601x41.427845
    5572154/030.47419601x21.5901087
    55805625030.52022701x21.7351273
    55964725030.52022701x11.7351293
    55427830030.56935701x11.8431475
    56050835030.61535701x11.9421655
    55777340030.65935701x12.0351831
    56358650030.73535701x3/02.2012259
    56125350030.73535701x2502.2432412
    55722350030.73535701x12.2012179
    55484750030.73535701x2/02.2012226
    60075960030.81258801x1/02.4152610
    56360860030.81258801x4002.6623014
    55723175030.90858801x1/02.6203121
    55484975030.90858801x3/02.6203180
    6052871/040.33610601x41.304781
    5572562/040.37619601x41.400918
    6052953/040.42216601x41.6141168
    5572644/040.47419601x21.7491418
    60706925040.52022701x11.9011678
    58474030040.56921701x1/02.0681903
    60797830040.56921701x12.0221932
    64743635040.61535701x3/02.1832266
    60707735040.61535701x1/02.1332183
    59744740040.65935701x4/02.4642571
    55511740040.65935701x3/02.2372491
    55619450040.73535701x4/02.4232989
    55274750040.73535701x2502.4233025
    60708550040.73535701x3/02.4232947
    60709360040.81258801x3/02.6423496
    55248360040.81258801x4002.9393767
    60710175040.90853801x3/02.8954229
    56160275040.90853801x7503.2004832
    55274675040.90853801x4/02.8914266
    55983390040.99958801x2503.1205046
    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 75°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 90°C
    AWG/KcmilInchesLbsΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmp
    1/038.619000.1680.2010.044120135
    2/038.923950.1330.1600.043135150
    3/0310.030200.1050.1260.042155175
    4/0311.138080.0840.1000.041180205
    250312.145000.0710.0860.041205230
    250312.145000.0710.0860.041205230
    300312.954000.0590.0710.041230260
    350313.663000.0500.0620.040250280
    400314.272000.0440.0540.040270305
    500315.490000.0350.0440.039310350
    500315.790000.0350.0440.039310350
    500315.490000.0350.0440.039310350
    500315.490000.0350.0440.039310350
    600316.9108000.0290.0370.039340385
    600318.6108000.0290.0370.039340385
    750318.3135000.0240.0310.038385435
    750318.3135000.0240.0310.038385435
    1/049.120270.1680.2010.04496108
    2/0410.625550.1330.1600.043108120
    3/0411.332210.1050.1260.042124140
    4/0412.240620.0840.1000.041144164
    250413.348000.0710.0860.041164184
    300414.557600.0590.0710.041184208
    300414.257600.0590.0710.041184208
    350415.367200.0500.0620.040200224
    350414.967200.0500.0620.040200224
    400417.276800.0440.0540.040216244
    400415.776800.0440.0540.040216244
    500417.096000.0350.0440.039248280
    500417.096000.0350.0440.039248280
    500417.096000.0350.0440.039248280
    600418.5115200.0290.0370.039272308
    600420.6115200.0290.0370.039272308
    750420.3144000.0240.0310.038308348
    750422.2144000.0240.0310.038308348
    750420.2144000.0240.0310.038308348
    900421.8172800.0200.0270.037340384
    * 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: 1.000.003

    Updated On: Dec. 11, 2023, 9:29 p.m. UTC