3M™ E-A-R™ Flexible Fit Earplugs use an innovative patented foam formula, which can withstand a limited number of washes, ensuring that earplugs are clean and hygienic and extend their life. The firm and flexible handle, combined with a durable foam coating design, can be easily used with one or both hands. The unique tapered foam earplugs are more suitable for the human ear canal and help protect against noise; Non-rubbing foam earplugs are easy to wear and remove, and can be easily used when hands are dirty or with gloves.
3M™ E-A-R™ Flexible Fit Earplugs are especially well suited for activities that require gloves or cause dirty hands or situations when only one hand is free to fit the earplugs. The Single Number Rating (SNR) is 35 dB when tested using two-hand insertion method and 30 dB when tested using one hand insertion method. Fit test probes are available to conduct fit testing using the 3M™ E-A-Rfit™ Dual Ear Validation System. The patented design and innovative thermoplastic materials make this earplug one of 3M’s most versatile and durable push-to-fit style earplugs. Workplace applications can include assembly, blasting, cleaning, demolition, electrical, facility maintenance, grinding. machine operations, painting, sanding, and welding. These earplugs may be appropriate for the following industries: automotive, construction, general manufacturing, metal fabrication, military maintenance, repair and operation (MRO), mining, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, and transportation.