MC Lite IG – Isolated Ground Aluminum Cable

Features & Benefits

  • Ideal where isolated or dedicated grounding is required
  • High strength, lightweight steel or aluminum armor
  • Features 2 green grounds, 1 solid green, 1 with yellow stripe
  • Blue or silver armor with additional green stripe for easy identification
  • UL Classified for Through-Wall Penetrations
  • MC TUff IG & MC Lite IG are traditional Type MC cables; 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 approved for MC cable requiring isolated, redundant or dedicated grounding conductors, 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 MC Lite® Interlocking Silver Aluminum Armored Isolated Ground Cable


Interlocking Aluminum Strip
Solid/Stranded Copper
Conductor Insulation
Assembly Covering
Polypropylene Tape
Maximum Temperature Rating
90°C (dry)
Two grounding means – 2 Insulated Green
Neutral Conductor
White for 120/208V 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

Product Code CoilProduct Code ReelTrade SizeGrounding Conductors AWGLength (feet) CoilLength (feet) ReelApprox. Weight/1000 Feet (lbs.)Armor MinimumO.D. (inches)
Solid Conductor Colors
2105S42-802105S60-8012/2 Solid (black, white)12 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'133.550
2105S42-842105S60-8412/2 Solid (red, white)12 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'133.550
2105S42-852105S60-8512/2 Solid (blue, white)12 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'133.550
2106S42-802106S60-8012/3 Solid (black, red, white)12 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'161.586
2110S42-802110S60-8012/4 Solid (black, red, blue, white)12 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'189.623
2108-42-802108-60-8010/2 Solid (black, white)10 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'197.622
2108-42-852108-60-8510/2 Solid (blue, white)10 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'197.622
2108-42-842108-60-8410/2 Solid (red, white)10 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'197.622
2109-42-802109-60-8010/3 Solid (black, red, white)10 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'240.667
2111-42-802111-60-8010/4 Solid (black, red, blue, white)10 Solid (green, green/yellow)250'1000'284.713
Stranded Conductors
2159S42-80*2159S-60-80*12/2 Stranded (black, white)12Stranded(green, green/yellow)250'1000'140.573

NOTE: All dimensions and weights are subject to normal manufacturing tolerances. * Available by special order and subject to lead times and minimum quantities.