SPEC 60452

MC-AP™ HCF Type MC All Purpose Hospital Care Facility THHN/THWN Circuit Size Green Aluminum Armor With Phase ID

Copper THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Dedicated Neutral Conductor for Each Phase Conductor. Green Insulated Copper Grounding Conductor. UL Listed 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Green Aluminum Interlocked Armor. With Phase ID

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Construction:

  1. Conductor: Solid or 19 strands class C compressed copper per ASTM B3 ASTM B8
  2. Insulation:All phases are insulated with Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN
  3. Ground:A Green insulated Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN ground. Redundant grounding provided by a #8 AWG bare 8000 series aluminum grounding/bonding conductor and armor.
  4. Binder:Mylar tape
  5. Armor:Green Aluminum Interlocked Armor

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Applications and Features:

MC-AP™ HCF Type MC All Purpose Hospital Care Facility products comply with NEC 200.4 requirements (added in the 2011 NEC) for the installation and marking of neutral conductors. Neutrals are not to be used for more than one circuit (branch, multiwire branch, or ungrounded feeder). See NEC 200.4 for complete requirements.

MC-AP™ HCF Type MC All Purpose Hospital Care Facility is suitable for use as follow:
  • Branch-circuit wiring for patient care areas of hospitals, medical centers, and other health care facilities (when installed in accordance with NEC® Articles 517 and 330, and mechanically protected per Article 300.4). Such areas include nursing homes, dental offices, clinics, and outpatient facilities. Use in hazardous anesthetizing areas is prohibited.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Use with UL Listed MCI-A fittings.
  • Binder tape with print legend wrapped around assembly.
  • Type THHN/THWN rated 90ºC Dry.
  • Armor is in contact with aluminum grounding/bonding conductor and serves as a redundant equipment grounding path component

  • MC-AP™ HCF Type MC All Purpose Hospital Care Facility 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 B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper 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
  • 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 XX AWG THHN OR THWN CDRS FOR USE IN CABLE TRAYS 600 VOLTS
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeConductor NumberDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeNum x Neutral SizeDiameter Over ArmorCopper WeightOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGNo. x AWGinchlbs/1000ftlbs/1000ft
    10 AWG | Solid
    1393751060.101Solid251x103x100.709216329
    13937310120.101Solid251x106x100.976402607
    13936410180.101Solid251x109x101.068590637
    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 and neutrals. Does not include the green ground.
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeConductor NumberMin. Bend RadiusDC Resistance at 25°CAC Resistance at 75°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity Raceway 75°CAllowable Ampacity Raceway 90°C
    AWG/KcmilInchesΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmp
    10 AWG | Solid
    1065.01.0401.2530.0502832
    10126.81.0401.2530.0501720
    10187.51.0401.2530.0501720
    † Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16 and do not take into account the overcurrent protection limitations in NEC 240.4(D) of 15 Amps for 14 AWG CU, 20 Amps for 12 AWG CU, and 30 Amps for 10 AWG CU (independent of the conductor temperature rating and stranding if size is present in table). Also, see NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.
    † Ampacities have been adjusted for more than Three Current-Carrying Conductors.
    * Inductive impedance is based on non-ferrous conduit with one diameter spacing.

    Color Table

    Cond. Num.Black 1Black 2Black 3Red 1Red 2Red 3Blue 1Blue 2Blue 3White/
    Black 1
    White/
    Black 2
    White/
    Black 3
    White/
    Red 1
    White/
    Red 2
    White/
    Red 3
    White/
    Blue 1
    White/
    Blue 2
    White/
    Blue 3
    Green
    Black 1Black 2Black 3Red 1Red 2Red 3Blue 1Blue 2Blue 3White/Black 1White/Black 2White/Black 3White/Red 1White/Red 2White/Red 3White/Blue 1White/Blue 2White/Blue 3Green
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    Revision: 1.000.010

    Updated On: April 15, 2024, 2:15 p.m. UTC