Type MC Steel Metal Clad Cable (UL)

Galvanized Steel Armor

Features & Benefits

  • Galvanized interlocking steel armor
  • May be used with set-screw connectors UL® listed for use with MC Cable
  • Superior EMI shielding versus aluminum armor
  • UL® Classified for Through-Wall Penetrations
  • Type MC Steel Metal Clad Cable is a traditional Type MC cable containing one or more copper grounding conductors; the armor is not an equipment grounding means.
  • Made in USA of US and/or imported materials

Applications

Commercial, industrial, multi-residential branch circuits and feeder wiring-services for power, lighting, control and signal circuits. Exposed or concealed, fished, surface mounted, embedded in plaster, environmental air-handling spaces, open or messenger supported aerial runs, dry locations, 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, and applications requiring superior EMI shielding

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Description

Armor

Galvanized Interlocking Steel Strip

Conductors

Stranded Copper

Conductor Insulation

THHN/THWN

Assembly Covering

Polypropylene Tape

Maximum Temperature Rating

90°C (dry)

Grounding

One grounding means – may be insulated or bare

Neutral Conductor

White

Maximum Voltage Rating

600V Voltage Rating

References & Ratings

  • UL® 83, 1479, 1569, 1581, 2556, File Reference E80042
  • NEC® 230.43, 300.22(C), 392, 396, 330, 501, 502, 503, 530, 504, 505, 518, 520, 530, 645
  • Federal Specification A-A–59544 (formerly J-C–30B)
  • Meets all applicable OSHA and HUD Requirements
  • Cable Tray Rated, install per NEC®
  • UL® Classified 1, 2, and 3 hour through (Fire) penetration product, R–14141
  • Environmental Air-Handling Space Installation per NEC® 300.22(C)
  • Made in USA of US and/or imported materials

Traditional Type MC (8 Awg-2 – 4/0 Awg-4 ) Technical Specifications

Product Code CoilProduct Code ReelTrade SizeGrounding Conductor AWGLength (feet) CoilLength (feet) ReelApprox. Weight/1000 Feet (lbs.)Armor Minimum O.D. (inches)
Stock Items
1715-40-001715-45-008-2 Stranded10 Stranded200'500'3290.651
1716-40-001716-45-008-3 Stranded10 Stranded200'500'4320.704
1717-32-001717-45-008-4 Stranded10 Stranded125'500'5110.852
1719-32-001719-45-006-2 Stranded8 Stranded125'500'4620.795
1720-32-001720-45-006-3 Stranded8 Stranded125'500'5940.855
1721-30-001721-45-006-4 Stranded8 Stranded100'500'8600.945
1724-30-001724-45-004-3 Stranded8 Stranded100'500'9851.035
1725-30-001725-45-004-4 Stranded8 Stranded100'500'11951.135
1728-30-001728-45-003-3 Stranded6 Stranded100'500'10701.025
1729-30-001729-45-003-4 Stranded6 Stranded100'500'12601.120
1726-30-001726-45-002-3 Stranded6 Stranded100'500'13401.180
1727-30-001727-45-002-4 Stranded6 Stranded100'500'16401.295
1737-30-001737-45-001-3 Stranded6 Stranded100'500'15301.185
1738-99-001-4 Stranded6 Stranded††††19301.350
1770-99-001/0-3 Strandedbare #6††††17801.255
1771-99-001/0-4 Strandedbare #6††††22201.390
1772-99-002/0-3 Strandedbare #6††††20951.350
1773-99-002/0-4 Strandedbare #6††††26501.520
1774-99-003/0-3 Strandedbare #4††††25801.520
1775-99-003/0-4 Strandedbare #4††††32451.690
1776-99-004/0-3 Strandedbare #4††††30401.580
1777-99-004/0-4 Strandedbare #4††††38551.770
NOTE: All dimensions and weights are subject to normal manufacturing tolerances. †† Cut to order.