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Product focus: Hearing protection

April 1, 2012

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Related content: Trends in hearing protection

 

 

Disposable earplugs

Today’s hearing protection users demand a high level of comfort and excellent noise reduction properties. Now they can have that with the BLUE disposable earplug with an NRR of 32. The BLUE earplug features a contoured bell shape, slow-expansion foam and meets ANSI S3.19-1974 and CE EN-352: 2002 standards.

Elvex Corp.

 
 

 

Contoured earplugs

The unique contoured shape of Meteors earplugs follows the curves of the ear canal to create exceptional, long-lasting comfort while still providing serious protection. The earplugs have a narrower diameter for the smaller part of the ear canal and a large base seal for proper fit and maximum NRR 33 or NRR 28 protection. Meteors are 100 percent PVC-free.

Moldex-Metric Inc.

 
 

 

Earmuff

The Veratti Ear Muff combines comfort, style and protection. It features a contemporary and lightweight design, padded headband and soft foam-filled ear cups to help ensure compliance. An easy adjustment function allows for a custom fit. With an NRR of 26, ambient noise is reduced, yet still allows for conversation by the wearer.
 
Encon Safety Products Inc.

 
 
 

 

Hearing protectors

HearDefenders-DF dual-filtered hearing protectors feature variable attenuation. As noise levels rise, noise suppression increases, allowing speech and radio communications to be heard. Advanced filter technology improves speech and radio communication without distortion or muffling. The protectors fit comfortably under helmets, are floatable and moisture-resistant, and are available in black or orange stock models or custom models.

E.A.R. Inc.

 
 

 

Earplugs

MAX Small earplugs’ reduced size offers workers with smaller ear canals a more comfortable fit and high attenuation (NRR 30). The earplugs have the same bell shape and patented varied-cell polyurethane foam as the standard MAX earplugs, but are 20 percent smaller. The contoured design makes them easier to insert, while the polyurethane foam enhances comfort – especially for long-term wear.

Howard Leight by Honeywell

 
 

 

Disposable earplugs

GloPlugz disposable earplugs feature an NRR of 31. Their smooth, tapered design makes insertion easy, and the non-allergenic polyurethane formula is soft and comfortable. These vibrant blue plugs make compliance checks straightforward and trouble-free. GloPlugz are available with or without a breakaway cord that helps employees keep plugs close at hand.

Gateway Safety Inc.

 
 
 

 

Metal-detectable earplugs

Jackson Safety H10 and H20 Metal Detectable Earplugs are designed to deliver performance and comfort and help improve compliance throughout the day. Metal embedded in the earplugs allows for easy detection; their distinctive blue color allows for compliance monitoring. Both the disposable and reusable metal-detectable earplugs can be used in food processing and pharmaceutical manufacturing applications.
 
Kimberly-Clark Professional

      
 
 

 

Electronic hearing protection

Left/Right Electronic Hearing Protection earmuffs are different from other hearing protectors, as individual muffs are specially designed to fit left and right ears. Their innovative headband design is thinner, and more flexible sealing rings ensure optimal fit for wearer comfort. Large muffs provide more room for the ear, providing superior hearing protection regardless of the user’s ear shape and size.

MSA
 

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