Duraclad® Type MC Blue Armor

Duraclad® Type MC Blue Armor

12/2 AWG THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Green Insulated Ground. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Blue Galvanized Steel Interlocked Armor.
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Application

Southwire Blue Steel Armor Type MC Cable is suitable for use as follows:

  • Branch, feeder and service power distribution in commercial, industrial, institutional, and multiresidential 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.
  • 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.

Specifications

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No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
643950 3 3 14 AWG 14 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 14 14 464 11.80 138 206
571097 2 2 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 474 12.05 142 212
571111 3 3 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 504 12.82 170 254
571148 4 4 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 538 13.69 199 296
571150 2 2 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 541 13.76 195 290
571155 3 3 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 579 14.73 245 365
571160 4 4 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 622 15.82 290 432

Standards & References

Southwire Blue Steel Armor Type MC Cable meets or exceeds the requirements of the following:

  • UL 83
  • UL 1569
  • UL 1685
  • UL Online Product Guide Info - Metal-Clad Cable (PJAZ) ( www.ul.com )
  • Federal Specification A-A59544 (formerly J-C-30B)
  • FT4/IEEE 1202 (70,000 Btu/hr) Vertical Cable Tray Flame Test
  • NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), Article 330
  • Listed for use in UL 1, 2 and 3 Hour Through Penetration Firestop Systems
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Southwire Blue Steel Armor Type MC Cable is constructed with soft-drawn copper, Type THHN/THWN conductors rated 90°C dry available in sizes 14 AWG through 2 AWG, and a green insulated grounding conductor. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape bearing the print legend is wrapped around the assembly. Blue steel interlocking armor is applied over the assembly.

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