Type MTW conductors are primarily used in control cabinets, in machine tool applications and appliance wiring applications at temperatures -25°C to 105°C. MTW wire complies with the National Electrical Code (NEC) and NFPA Standard 79. Voltage rating for all applications is 600 volts. Now available spiral striped MTW wire (NFPA Standard 79).
Type THHN building wire is intended for general purpose applications. It is appropriate for new construction or rewiring for 600 volt applications. When used as type THHN, the conductor is suitable for use in wet or dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C or not to exceed 75°C in oil or coolants.