MC Cable

Combine rugged durability and corrosion resistance with flexibility and easy handling by choosing Type MC cable from Belden.

With aluminum interlocking armor, you eliminate the need for costly conduit or burial piping with cables designed to meet the needs of demanding industrial and resource industry environments.

MC Cables are ideal for use in wet or dry areas,
ventilated or non-ventilated, ladder-type
cable troughs and flexible cableways.
Custom cables are available to meet
exacting requirements.

  • Eliminate the use of costly conduit or burial piping
  • Benefit from superior performance in wet electrical and extreme temperature environments — indoors or outdoors
  • Assure your connections with stranded conductors that terminate easily and safely
  • Request standard aluminum interlock armor or galvanized steel armor as added safeguards (14-2AWG)
  • Protect outdoor uses — rated for sunlight-resistance, installation in cable trays and direct burial
  • Install with confidence in Class I and II Div. 2 and Class III Div. 1 and 2 hazardous locations
  • Eliminate the use of costly conduit or burial piping
  • Benefit from superior performance in wet electrical and extreme temperature environments — indoors or outdoors
  • Assure your connections with stranded conductors that terminate easily and safely
  • Request standard aluminum interlock armor or galvanized steel armor as added safeguards (14-2AWG)
  • Protect outdoor uses — rated for sunlight-resistance, installation in cable trays and direct burial
  • Install with confidence in Class I and II Div. 2 and Class III Div. 1 and 2 hazardous locations

MC Cable Applications

Type MC Cable is a general-purpose cable used in the pulp and paper, oil and gas, mining, petroleum and chemical industries as well as in commercial buildings.

MC Cable may be used under the
following conditions:

  • Exposed or concealed wiring in dry or wet conditions
  • In ventilated, non-ventilated or ladder-type cable trays in dry or wet conditions
  • On walls or beams
  • Directly buried
  • Class I and II Div. 2 and Class III Div. 1 and 2 hazardous locations
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MC Cable Options

600V Type MC Metal Clad Cables

Materials * Temperature Rating Ratings & Compliance Size Technical Data
Wet Dry
Stranded BC Conductors,
XLPE Insulation,
Polyester Wrap,
Interlocked Armor,
PVC Outer Jacket,
Stranded BC Conductors
-40°C to 90°C -40°C to 90°C

UL 1569 Standard for Metal Clad Cables

UL 44 Standard for Thermoset-Insulated Cables

NFPA70, Article 330 for Metal-Clad Cable Type MC

Sun Res, Oil Res, Direct Burial

ASTM Class B Conductors

XHHW-2 Conductors

WEEE, BFR, ELV

RoHS

Class I and II Division 2 Hazardous Locations

Class III Division 1 and 2 Hazardous Locations

14 & 12 AWG  Download
10 - 2 AWG  Download
Composite  Download

* BC = Bare Copper
PVC = Polyvinyl Chloride
XLPE = Cross-linked Polyethylen

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Product Benefits & Features

Benefits

  • Eliminate the use of costly conduit or burial piping
  • Benefit from superior performance in wet electrical and extreme temperature environments — indoors or outdoors
  • Assure your connections with stranded conductors that terminate easily and safely

Features

  • Request standard aluminum interlock armor or galvanized steel armor as added safeguards (14-2AWG)
  • Protect outdoor uses — rated for sunlight-resistance, installation in cable trays and direct burial
  • Install with confidence in Class I and II Div. 2 and Class III Div. 1 and 2 hazardous locations
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Technical Data

600V Type MC Metal Clad Cables

Materials * Temperature Rating Ratings & Compliance Size Technical Data
Wet Dry
Stranded BC Conductors,
XLPE Insulation,
Polyester Wrap,
Interlocked Armor,
PVC Outer Jacket,
Stranded BC Conductors
-40°C to 90°C -40°C to 90°C

UL 1569 Standard for Metal Clad Cables

UL 44 Standard for Thermoset-Insulated Cables

NFPA70, Article 330 for Metal-Clad Cable Type MC

Sun Res, Oil Res, Direct Burial

ASTM Class B Conductors

XHHW-2 Conductors

WEEE, BFR, ELV

RoHS

Class I and II Division 2 Hazardous Locations

Class III Division 1 and 2 Hazardous Locations

14 & 12 AWG  Download
10 - 2 AWG  Download
Composite  Download
*       BC = Bare Copper
PVC = Polyvinyl Chloride
XLPE = Cross-linked Polyethylene

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