3M Ear Muffs
Reliable hearing protection at an affordable price. 3M Ear Muffs are economical for all and can be worn in just about any work environments. Ideal for those working in construction, manufacturing, agriculture, woodworking and more. These protective earmuffs can even be worn at gun ranges! Discount earmuffs come in three styles; headband, folding headband and hardhat mount to suit your specifications. E-A-R earmuffs are the most popular style industrial earmuffs and are commonly worn by heavy-machine operators.
Choosing the Right 3M Earmuff
After determining your work areas dB level, it's time to decide which style earmuff is right for your. These ear muffs feature cups with soft cushions that seal around the ear, blocking all external noise. Earmuffs with a high NRR are usually bulkier (larger cups) than those with a smaller NRR. Most discount earmuffs are made from plastic or a combination of metal and plastic. 3M Ear Muffs are available in two styles; over the head and cap mounted.
Headband - The most common earmuffs. This style sets over-the-top of the users head and can be worn around the neck when not in use.
Cap Mounted - These style earmuffs are designed to mount directly to the sides of a hard hat that have side-accessory slots.
Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)
The NRR is measurement of how well the ear muffs protect your hearing. NRR is measured in decibels and the greater the number, the greater the noise reduction. OSHA basis is standard for occupational noise exposure 29 CFR 1910.95 with NRR. Employers are required to make available hearing protection, including earmuffs, to employees who are subject to noise levels of 85 decibels or greater for an 8 hour period.
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