SPEC 60155

MC-PCS Duo™ Power & Control/Signal Cable PVC Jacketed 277/480V Colors. Silicone Free

Copper THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Green Insulated Copper Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts Rated VW-1. Lightweight Interlocked Armor. Signal: 16 AWG Copper TFN insulated singles. PVC Jacketed

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Solid or stranded copper per ASTM B3 and per ASTM B8
  2. Insulation:All phases are insulated with Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN
  3. Ground:Green insulated ground. Polyvinyl Chloride with Nylon Sheath Type THHN/THWN
  4. Signal:16 AWG Copper TFN Insulated Singles Pink, Purple. Overall light blue jacket over the signal cables
  5. Binder:Mylar tape
  6. Armor:Lightweight Interlocked Armor
  7. Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) sunlight resistant, and corrosion resistant

Applications and Features:

Southwire Armorlite® Type MC Cable is suitable for use as follows:
  • Branch 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)
  • Power, lighting, control, and signal circuits.
  • 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 Article 645
  • Class I Div. 2, Class II Div 2, & Class III Div. 1 Hazardous Locations.
  • Type THHN/THWN rated 90ºC Dry/ 75ºC Wet
  • Anti-Short bushing not required

  • Southwire Armorlite® Type MC 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 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.
  • VW-1 (Vertical-Wire) Flame Test
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE {UL} E96627 X/C AWG XX CU THHN OR THWN CDRS 600 VOLTS GW AND 2/C AWG 16 CU TFN TWST PR PVC AIA TYPE MC-PCS EZ-JKT FOR CT USE SUN. RES. 90 DEGREES C {MMM/DD/YYYY} {SEQUENTIAL FOOTAGE MARKS} SEQ FEET
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeConductor NumberColorDiameter Over ConductorConductor StrandingInsulation ThicknessGround SizeDiameter Over ArmorJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightOverall Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilsNo. x AWGinchmilinchlbs/1000ftlbs/1000ft
    12 AWG | 19 Strands
    596192122BN/GY0.09019201x120.631500.73776247
    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 plus neutral. Does not include 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
    12 AWG | 19 Strands
    1225.21.6622.0020.0542530
    * 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.

    Revision: 1.000.008

    Updated On: Feb. 2, 2024, 1:20 p.m. UTC