400-3 W/GRND Aluminum Conductor Interlocked Armor MC Cable
400-3 W/GRND Aluminum Conductor MC Cable
Allowable Ampacity for 400-3 W/GRND ALUMINUM METAL CLAD CABLE at 75°C: 270 Amps
Aluminum MC cable, or aluminum metal clad cable, is an electrical wire used under high ambient temperature in power distribution, particularly in feeder, branch, and service ones, in diverse purpose buildings. The MC cable is also used for diverse circuits, such as control, signal, power, and lighting ones, as well as this electrical cable is used for installations, air-handling spaces, places of assembly, aerial applications, cable tray and raceways, IT equipment, and hazardous locations.
Also Known As:
400-3 metal clad cable, 400-3 mc cable, 400-3 mc wires, 400-3 cable metal clad, 400-3 aluminum clad wire, 400-3 mc feeder cable, 400-3 electrical feeder cable, 400-3 outdoor mc cable, 400-3 electrical wire feeder, 400-3 isolated ground mc cable, 400-3 aluminum mc cable, 400-3 weatherproof mc cable.
UL 44, UL 1569 for type MC
ICEA S – 95-658
Federal Spec A-A59544 (formerly J – C – 30B)
IEEEE 1202 70,000 BTU vertical flame test
MC wires conductor is an 8000 series aluminum conductor. These conductors are also light, soft, and flexible, hence easy to work with, especially during installation.
The aluminum clad wire has a color-coded cross-linked polyethylene (XLP) insulation, which improves the service life of the cable. XLP is resistant to abrasion, heat, corrosive chemicals, moisture, and sunlight, making the cable withstand the punishing outdoor conditions. Due to color coding, it is easily identifiable and non-conducting, which keeps the user safe from shocks.
The armor of the MC feeder cable is an overall aluminum interlocked armor.
No. Conductors: 3
Conductor Size (AWG/kcmil): 400-400-400-1
O.D. (Inches): 1.91
Net Weight (lb/1000FT): 1692
Ampacity @ 75°C: 270 Amps