MC Quik Armored Cable (Steel Armor)

MCI-A steel armor – Metal Clad Cable (Patent Pending)

New Type MC Cable without an overall assembly tape featuring ColorSpec®

Features & Benefits

  • Interlocking galvanized steel or aluminum armor
  • Purple armor for easy cable identification
  • Armor plus full-sized aluminum ground wire is the equipment grounding means
  • Protective covering over each insulated copper conductor
  • MCI-A listed connectors required
  • UL® Classified for Through-Wall Penetrations
  • Made in USA of US and/or imported materials


Commercial, industrial, multi-residential branch circuits for power, lighting, control and signal circuit. Exposed or concealed, dry locations, fished, surface mounted, embedded in plaster, environmental air handling spaces, in hazardous locations to Class I & II, Div 2 and Class III, Div. 1 & 2 (per NEC® Articles 501, 502, 503, 530), Places of Assembly per NEC® Article 518.




Galvanized Interlocking Steel Strip (purple striped)


Solid/Stranded Copper

Conductor Insulation

Type THHN with protective polypropylene covering on each insulated conductor (no messy assembly tape)

Maximum Temperature

90°C (dry) Rating


One grounding means – armor PLUS full-sized aluminum ground/bond conductor NEC® 250.118(10)(b)

Neutral Conductor

White 120/208V – Gray 277/480V


600V Voltage Rating

References & Ratings

  • UL® 1569, UL® 83, UL® 1479, UL® 1581, UL® 2556, E80042
  • Federal spec A-A–59544 (formerly J-C–30B)
  • NEC® 330, 300.22(C), 230.43, 250.118, 392, 396, 501, 502, 503, 530, 518, 520, 645, 690.31(E)
  • Permitted for use in Cable Trays
  • Meets all OSHA and HUD requirements
  • May be surface mounted, fished and/or embedded in plaster
  • UL® Classified 1, 2, and 3 hour through (Fire) penetration product, R–14141
  • NEC® 300.22(C) Environmental Air Handling Spaces
  • Cable Tray Rated, install per NEC®
  • Patent Pending
  • Made in USA of US and/or imported materials
Product Code No. 250’ CoilProduct Code No. 1000’ ReelTrade Size AWGCopper Cond. TypeConductor ColorsBonding/Bond Cond. AWGCable Nominal O.D. (in)Approx. Weight 1000 Ft. (lbs.)
120/208V solid
7701-42-00 7701-60-0014/2Solid (black,white)120.42293
7702-42-007702-60-0014/3Solid(black,red, white)120.467120
7703-42-007703-60-0014/4Solid(black, red, blue, white)120.503144
7704-42-007704-60-0012/2Solid(black, white)100.463122
7704-42-047704-60-0412/2Solid(red, white)100.463122
7704-42-057704-60-0512/2Solid(blue, white)100.463122
7705-42-007705-60-0012/3Solid(black, red, white)100.523159
7705-42-047705-42-0412/3Solid(red, blue, white)100.523159
7705-42-057705-60-0512/3Solid(black, blue, white)100.523159
7706-42-007706-60-0012/4Solid(black, red, blue, white)100.565208
7707-42-007707-60-0010/2Solid(black, white)80.525182
7707-42-047707-60-0410/2Solid(red, white)80.525182
7707-42-057707-60-0510/2Solid(blue, white)80.525182
7708-42-007708-60-0010/3Solid(black, red, white)80.601240
7708-42-047708-60-0410/3Solid(red, blue, white)80.601240
7708-42-057708-60-0510/3Solid(blue, black, white)80.601240
7709-42-007709-60-0010/4Solid(black, red, blue, white)80.651309
120/208V Stranded
7758-42-007758-60-0012/2Stranded(black, white)100.482127
7759-42-007759-60-0012/3Stranded(black, red, white)100.539166
277/480V Solid
7704-42-017704-60-0112/2Solid(brown, gray)100.463122
7704-42-027704-60-0212/2Solid(orange, gray)100.463122
7704-42-037704-60-0312/2Solid(yellow, gray)100.463122
7704-42-077704-60-0712/2Solid(purple, gray)100.463122
7705-42-017705-60-0112/3Solid(brown, orange, gray)100.523159
7705-42-027705-60-0212/3Solid(orange, yellow, gray)100.523159
7706-42-017706-60-0112/4Solid(brown, orange, yellow, gray)100.565208
7707-42-017707-60-0110/2Solid(brown, gray)80.525182
7707-42-027707-60-0210/2Solid(orange, gray)80.525182
7707-42-037707-60-0310/2Solid(yellow, gray)80.525182
7707-42-077707-60-0710/2Solid(purple, gray)80.525182
7708-42-017708-60-0110/3Solid(brown, orange, gray)80.601240
7708-42-027708-60-0210/3Solid(orange, yellow, gray)80.601240
7708-42-037708-60-0310/3Solid(yellow, brown, gray)80.601240
7708-42-077708-60-0710/3Solid(purple, brown, gray)80.601240
7709-42-017709-60-0110/4Solid(brown, orange, yellow, gray)80.651309
7709-42-077709-60-0710/4Solid(purple, brown, yellow, gray)80.651309
NOTE: All dimensions and weights are subject to normal manufacturing tolerances.