Thermal Circuit Breakers offer trip-free cycling.

Press Release Summary:

Available in current ratings from 3–20 A, Push-to-Reset Series 12 has rated voltage of 125/250 Vac, 50 Vdc with interrupt capacity of 1,000 A and dielectric strength of 1,500 Vac. Various threaded and snap-in bushings, along with multiple Quick Connect terminal styles are available. Single-pole, RoHS-compliant circuit breakers are suited for marine uses, household appliances, power strips, and audio visual equipment.

Original Press Release:

Introduction of Series 12, Push-to-Reset, Thermal Circuit Breakers

Compact Design, Single Pole, Trip-Free Cycling, Economically Priced

Lombard, Illinois – Mechanical Products Company (MP) today announced the release of a new family of circuit protectors, the Push-to-Reset Series 12.

Available in ratings from 3 to 20 Amps, the NEW 12 Series offers a very economical, compact design in single pole circuit protection. The Series 12 Thermal Circuit Breakers have a rated voltage of 125/250VAC, 50 VDC with an Interrupt Capacity of 1000 A and a Dielectric Strength of 1500 VAC. All are ROHS Compliant and UL1077 approved, with many amp ratings having CSA, CCC and VDE approvals as well.

The MP 12 Series is designed for various applications: Marine, Household Appliances, Power Strips, Audio Visual Equipment, and more. Various threaded and snap-in bushings, along with multiple Quick Connect terminal styles are available. The 12 Series thermal circuit breakers are the choice where space and price are vital to the application. For additional information on these and other high quality MP thermal circuit protection devices, visit Mechanical Products at

About Mechanical Products

MP has been a leading supplier of thermal circuit protection since 1943. MP circuit breakers are used in thousands of commercial and industrial applications ranging from medical equipment, appliances, lighting and communication devices, to recreational and off road vehicles/equipment, and electrical protection devices. MP has been management owned and operated since 1998, is headquartered in Lombard, Illinois and maintains manufacturing capabilities in the US and overseas.

For additional information please contact:

Mechanical Products Company

Ken Arendt

(630) 953-4100, Ext 154

Or, Visit our Website at to view the NEW Series 12 Data Sheet and Stock

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