Ear Defenders

Ear defenders are also known as earmuffs are designed to protect your hearing from various levels of hazardous noise pollution. All Ear Defenders carry an SNR rating (Single Number Rating) which is the European industry recognised standard level of protection offered. Using the right kind of ear defender protects your hearing from developing Tinnitus and hearing loss.

Protection
• H – High frequencies between
• M – Medium frequencies between
• L – Low frequencies between

Standards Met
• NSI S3.19 NRR
• CE
• EN 352-1
• EN 352-3

There are 2 types of ear defender, passive and electronic. Passive ear defenders use acoustic foam to absorb sounds and advanced electronic ear defenders only let safe sound through to the ear.

Passive Ear Defenders
• Passive noise reduction relies on a barrier to stop sound reaching your ears
• Use layers of acoustic foam to attenuate incoming sounds.
• Porous structure

Electronic Ear Defenders
• Use a system of microphones and speakers to control what you hear
• Cuts off sound completely when a loud sound happens
• Mainly used by people who need to hear conversations
• Can offer ambient noise amplification to hear distant levels of sound.

Radio Ear Defenders
• Excellent when required to wear ear defenders all day
• Good ear protection
• Listen to radio channels, mobile and MP3 player
• Communicate will fellow workers

Active Ear Defenders
• Active noise reduction techniques
• Noise cancellation
• Using a microphone to take ambient sound turned 180° ·
• Effective with machinery noise

There are various styles of ear defenders available. They can be supplied with a headband enabling the ear defender to be worn on your head. Ear defenders can be supplied with just a neckband for independent wearing or with a safety helmet. Some ear defenders are designed to be attached to a safety helmet and are supplied with connectors. Collapsible or folding ear defenders makes storage easy.

Styles Available
• Headband
• Neckband
• Helmet
• Folding

When should I wear Ear Defenders?
• Factory
• Industrial
• Heavy engineering
• Building and construction

Benefits
• Protects your hearing
• SNR rating
• Industry standards

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Description Price Series Attachment Type Single Number Rating SNR Standards Met Folding Product Weight Colour
RS Stock No. 181-3177
Mfr. Part No.H510PHGU
Brand3M PELTOR
£20.42
Each
Units
Optime Helmet 26dB CE Yes - Yellow
RS Stock No. 181-3176
Mfr. Part No.H540PHSV
Brand3M PELTOR
£27.53
Each
Units
Optime Helmet 34dB CE Yes - Black/Red
RS Stock No. 181-3175
Mfr. Part No.H540AGB
Brand3M PELTOR
£27.44
Each
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Optime Headband 35dB CE Yes - -
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