MC Lite Metal Clad Aluminum Armored Cable

The MC Lite Metal Clad Aluminum Armored Cable is without ColorSpec®. The version of this product with ColorSpec® can be found here.

Features & Benefits

  • Aluminum armor
  • 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 Aluminum Interlocking Armor




Interlocking Aluminum Strip


Solid/Stranded Copper

Conductor Insulation


Assembly Covering

Polypropylene Tape

Maximum Temperature Rating

90°C (dry)


One grounding means – Insulated Green Grounding Conductor

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 Code CoilProduct Code ReelTrade SizeGrounding Conductor AWGLength (feet) CoilLength (feet) ReelApprox. Weight/1000 Feet (lbs.)Armor MinimumO.D. (inches)
120/208V Solid Conductor Colors
2107-42-002107-60-0010-2 Solid (black, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'1600.560
2108-42-002108-60-0010-3 Solid (black, red, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'2150.600
2109-42-002109-60-0010-4 Solid (black, red, blue, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'2600.645
2107-42-042107-60-0410-2 Solid (red, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'1600.560
2107-42-052107-60-0510-2 Solid (blue, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'1600.560
2108-42-042108-60-0410-3 Solid (red, blue, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'2150.600
2108-42-052108-60-0510-3 Solid (black, blue, white)10 (solid green)250'1000'2150.600
120/208V Stranded Conductor Colors
2161-42-002161-60-0010-2 Stranded (black, white)10 (stranded green)250'1000'1600.560
2162-42-002162-60-0010-3 Stranded (black, red, white)10 (stranded green)250'1000'2150.600
2163-42-002163-60-0010-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)10 (stranded green)250'1000'2600.645
2115-40-002115-45-008-2 Stranded (black, white)10 (solid green)200'500'2650.635
2116-40-002116-45-008-3 Stranded (black, red, white)10 (solid green)200'500'3350.685
2117-32-002117-45-008-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)10 (solid green)125'500'4150.835
2119-32-002119-45-006-2 Stranded (black, white)8 (stranded green)125'500'3700.795
2120-32-002120-45-006-3 Stranded (black, red, white)8 (stranded green)125'500'4800.855
2121-30-002121-45-006-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)8 (stranded green)100'500'5950.945
2124-30-002124-45-004-3 Stranded (black, red, white)8 (stranded green)100'500'6901.035
2125-30-002125-45-004-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)8 (stranded green)100'500'8701.135
2128-30-002128-45-003-3 Stranded (black, red, white)6 (stranded green)100'500'8151.025
2129-30-002129-45-003-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)6 (stranded green)100'500'10251.120
2126-30-002126-45-002-3 Stranded (black, red, white)6 (stranded green)100'500'10001.180
2127-30-002127-45-002-4 Stranded (black, red, blue, white)6 (stranded green)100'500'12601.295
2137-30-002137-45-001-3 Stranded (black, red, white)6 (stranded green)100'500'11951.185
480Y/277V Solid Conductor Colors
2107-42-012107-60-0110-2 Solid (brown, gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'1600.560
2108-42-012108-60-0110-3 Solid (brown, orange, gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'2150.600
2109-42-012109-60-0110-4 Solid (brown, orange, yellow, gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'2600.645
2107-42-022107-60-0210-2 Solid (orange, gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'1600.560
2107-42-032107-60-0310-2 Solid (yellow gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'1600.560
2108-42-022108-60-0210-3 Solid (orange, yellow, gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'2150.600
2108-42-032108-60-0310-3 Solid (brown, yellow, gray)10 (solid green)250'1000'2150.600
480Y/277V Stranded Conductor Colors
2161-42-012161-60-0110-2 Stranded (brown, gray)10 (stranded green)250'1000'1600.560
2163-42-012163-60-0110-4 Stranded (brown, orange, yellow, gray)10 (stranded green)250'1000'2600.645
2115-40-012115-45-018-2 Stranded (brown, gray)10 (solid green)200'500'3290.635
2116-40-012116-45-018-3 Stranded (brown, orange, gray)10 (solid green)200'500'4320.685
2117-32-012117-45-018-4 Stranded (brown, orange, yellow, gray)10 (solid green)125'500'5110.835
2120-32-012120-45-016-3 Stranded (brown, orange, gray)8 (stranded green)125'500'5940.855
2121-30-012121-45-016-4 Stranded (brown, orange, yellow, gray)8 (stranded green)100'500'5950.945

NOTE: All dimensions and weights are subject to normal manufacturing tolerances. Other conductor colors available by special order.

MC Lite is also available in 10 AWG and larger

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
2104-76-0012-2 Solid (Black, White)12 (Solid Green)60001100.495
2104-76-0112-2 Solid (Brown, Gray)12 (Solid Green)60001100.495
2158-76-0012-2 Stranded (Black, White)12 (Stranded Green)60001100.495