Constructed from aluminum interlocking armor, it offers Color-Trak ID System options for easy identification.

Features & Benefits

  • Aluminum armor with Phase/Circuit Stripes
  • UL Classified for Through-Wall Penetrations
  • MC Lite is a traditional Type MC cable containing one or more copper grounding conductors; the armor is not an equipment grounding means
  • Aluminum armored cables are RoHS Compliant
  • Made in USA of US and/or imported materials


  • 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), and in Places of Assembly


Interlocking Aluminum Strip
Solid/Stranded Copper
Conductor Insulation
Assembly Covering
Polypropylene Tape
Maximum Temperature Rating
90°C (dry)
One grounding means – Insulated Green
Neutral Conductor
White for 120/208V circuits
Grey for 480Y/277V circuits
Maximum 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
  • May be surface mounted, fished and/or embedded in plaster
  • 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)
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Made in USA of US and/or imported materials
Product Codes, Trade Sizes, Conductors, Packaging & Weights

Traditional Type MC (120/208V)

Product Code CoilProduct Code ReelTrade SizeGrounding Conductor AWGLength (feet) CoilLength (feet) ReelApprox. Weight/ 1000 Feet (lbs.)Armor Minimum O.D. (inches)
2101S42-002101S60-0014-2 Solid (black, white)14 (solid green)250'1000'800.470
2102S42-002102S60-0014-3 Solid (black, red, white)14 (solid green)250'1000'1000.480
2103S42-002103S60-0014-4 Solid (black, red, blue, white)14 (solid green)250'1000'1200.510
2104S42-002104S60-0012-2 Solid (black, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2105S42-002105S60-0012-3 Solid (black, red, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.530
2106S42-002106S60-0012-4 Solid (black, red, blue, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1700.565
Stranded Conductors
2158S42-002158S60-0012-2 Stranded (black, white)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1100.495
2159S42-002159S60-0012-3 Stranded (black, red, white)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1350.530
2160S42-002160S60-0012-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1700.565
Special 120/208V Colors
2104S42-042104S60-0412-2 Solid (red, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2104S42-052104S60-0512-2 Solid (blue, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2105S42-042105S60-0412-3 Solid (red, blue, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.530
2105S42-052105S60-0512-3 Solid (black, blue, white)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.530

Traditional Type MC (480Y/277V)

Product Code CoilProduct Code ReelTrade SizeGrounding Conductor AWGLength (feet)CoilApprox. Weight/1000 ReelArmor Minimum Feet (lbs.)O.D. (inches)
2104S42-012104S60-0112-2 Solid (brown, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2104S42-022104S60-0212-2 Solid (orange, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2104S42-032104S60-0312-2 Solid (yellow gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2104S42-072104S60-0712-2 Solid (purple, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1100.495
2105S42-012105S60-0112-3 Solid (brown, orange, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.53
2105S42-022105S60-0212-3 Solid (orange, yellow, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.53
2105S42-032105S60-0312-3 Solid (brown, yellow, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.53
2105S42-072105S60-0712-3 Solid (brown, purple, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1350.53
2106S42-012106S60-0112-4 Solid (brown, orange, yellow, gray)12 (solid green)250'1000'1700.565
2158S42-012158S60-0112-2 Stranded (brown, gray)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1100.495
2158S42-022158S60-0212-2 Stranded (orange, gray)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1100.495
2158S42-032158S60-0312-2 Stranded (yellow, gray)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1100.495
2159S42-012159S60-0112-3 Stranded (brown, orange, gray)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1350.53
2160S42-012160S60-0112-4 Stranded (brown, orange, yellow, gray)12 (stranded green)250'1000'1700.565
Part NumberTrade SizeConductor ColorsStock/Special MakeGrounding Conductor AWGLengthMin. Order QuantityPallet QuantityArmor Min. O.D. (in)Approx. Weight Total Barrel Weight (lbs)
MC Lite Plain Solid
2104-93-0012/2Black, WhiteStock12 Solid Green25002500100000.495295
2104-93-0112/2Brown, GrayStock12 Solid Green25002500100000.495295
2104-93-0212/2Orange, GraySpecial Make12 Solid Green250010000100000.495295
2104-93-0312/2Yellow, GraySpecial Make12 Solid Green250010000100000.495295
2105-92-0012/3Black, Red, WhiteStock12 Solid Green2000200080000.530290
2105-92-0112/3Brown, Orange, GrayStock12 Solid Green2000200080000.530290
2105-92-0212/3Orange, Yellow, GraySpecial Make12 Solid Green8000800080000.530290
2105-92-0312/3Brown, Yellow, GraySpecial Make12 Solid Green8000800080000.530290
2106-91-0012/4Black, Red, Blue, WhiteSpecial Make12 Solid Green6000600060000.565275
2106-91-0112/4Brown, Orange, Yellow, GraySpecial Make12 Solid Green6000600060000.565275
2107-91-0010/2Black, WhiteSpecial Make10 Solid Green1500600060000.560260
2107-91-0110/2Brown, GraySpecial Make10 Solid Green1500600060000.560260
2108-90-0010/3Black, Red, WhiteSpecial Make10 Solid Green1000400040000.600235
2108-90-0110/3Brown, Orange, GraySpecial Make10 Solid Green1000400040000.600235
2109-90-0010/4Black, Red, Blue, WhiteSpecial Make10 Solid Green1000400040000.645280
2109-90-0110/4Brown, Orange, Yellow, GraySpecial Make10 Solid Green1000400040000.645280
MC Lite Plain Stranded
2158-92-0012/2Black, WhiteStock12 Stranded Green2000200080000.495240
2158-92-0112/2Brown, GrayStock12 Stranded Green2000200080000.495240
2159-91-0012/3Black, Red, WhiteStock12 Stranded Green1500150060000.530290
2159-91-0112/3Brown, Orange, GrayStock12 Stranded Green1500150060000.530290
2160-90-0012/4Black, Red, Blue, WhiteSpecial Make12 Stranded Green1000400040000.565190
2161-90-0010/2Black, WhiteSpecial Make10 Stranded Green1000400040000.560180