C-L-X® Type MC (XHHW-2)
600V Control Cable — Aluminum Sheath
Multiple Copper Conductors/90°C Wet or Dry Rating

CLX Cable Applications

C-L-X® Type MC cables with the impervious, continuous, corrugated aluminum sheath are recommended as an economical alternate to a wire in conduit system.
They are authorized for use on services, feeders and branch circuits for power, lighting, control and signaling circuits in accordance with Articles 330 and 725 of the NEC.

CLX cables may be installed indoors or outdoors, in wet or dry locations, as open runs of cable secured to supports spaced not more than six feet apart, in cable tray, as aerial cable on a messenger, in any approved raceway, direct burial, or encased in concrete. C-L-X Type MC cables are also approved for use in Class I & II, Division 2, Class III, Divisions 1 and 2, and Class I, Zone 2 hazardous locations – NEC articles 501, 502, 503 and 505.


• Conductors: Bare soft annealed copper, Class B stranding per ASTM B-8.
• Insulation: X-Olene per ICEA S-73-532/ NEMA WC57 and UL 44, Listed UL Type XHHW-2.
• Conductor Identification: Base Colors and tracers.
• Assembly: Per UL 1569 with binder tape overall.
• Sheath: Close fitting, impervious, continuous, corrugated aluminum C-L-X per UL 1569. Exceeds grounding conductor requirements of NEC Table 250.122.
• Jacket: Black Okoseal (PVC) per UL requirements for Type MC Cables.

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