Duraclad® Type MC

14/2 AWG Copper THHN/THWN Insulated Singles. Green Copper THHN Insulated Grounding Conductor. UL Listed. 600 Volts. Rated VW-1. Lightweight Steel Interlocked Armor. Also available in Blue Steel Armor.
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Application

Southwire Duraclad® Type MC Cable is suitable for use as follows:

  • 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.
  • 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
551715 2 2 14 AWG 14 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 14 14 438 11.14 118 176
551728 3 3 14 AWG 14 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 14 14 464 11.80 138 206
551733 4 4 14 AWG 14 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 14 14 493 12.54 159 236
551716 2 2 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 474 12.05 148 221
551729 3 3 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 504 12.82 177 263
551734 4 4 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 538 13.69 206 307
557779 5 5 12 AWG 12 AWG 19 19 15 0.38 12 12 710 18.03 275 410
559889 6 6 12 AWG 12 AWG 19 19 15 0.38 12 12 800 20.32 423 629
551717 2 2 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 541 13.76 202 300
551730 3 3 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 579 14.73 245 365
551735 4 4 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 20 0.51 10 10 622 15.82 290 432
557312 6 6 10 AWG 10 AWG 19 19 20 0.51 10 10 880 22.35 543 809
557781 8 8 10 AWG 10 AWG 19 19 20 0.51 10 10 880 22.35 621 924
644434 3 3 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 15 0.38 12 12 504 12.82 177 263

Standards & References

Southwire Duraclad® Type MC Cable meets or exceeds the following requirements:

  • UL 83
  • UL 1569
  • UL 1685
  • UL Online Product Guide Info - Metal-Clad Cable (PJAZ) ( www.ul.com )
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), Article 330
  • Jacketed & Non Jacketed will both pass " UL Test" & "FT4/IEEE 1202" (70,000 Btu/hr) Vertical Cable Tray Flame Test
  • Listed for use in UL 1, 2, and 3 Hour Through-Penetration Firestop Systems
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Southwire Duraclad Type MC Cable is constructed with soft-drawn copper, Type THHN/THWN conductors and a green insulated grounding conductor. The conductors are cabled together and a binder tape bearing the print legend is wrapped on the assembly. Light weight galvanized steel interlocked armor is applied over the assembly. Blue steel armor is also available.

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