Month: December 2016


Recent Recall of MC Cable Underscores the Value of Steel Conduit

On August 30, 2016, United Copper recalled its metal clad (MC) cable due to fire and shock hazards. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission notes that “a damaged conductor coating can cause the cable to short circuit, posing fire and shock hazards.” In other words, the hazardous cable component isn’t United Copper’s aluminum armor, but[…]

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