What is ear plugs

Ear plugs are special devices to protect hearing AIDS from various adverse effects, which represent the inserts are generally cylindrical. The name of this device is derived from the phrase "take care of the ears.

Depending on the purpose earplugs can be divided into varieties. There are ear plugs for sleeping, for shallow waters, for diving, for aircraft. Also they are divided into adults and children.

In everyday life we often use earplugs for sleeping. The right ear plugs well fitting to the auditory passage and are able to protect sleep from the noise of the renovations in the apartment next door or an overly loud celebration.

What made earplugs

To manufacture this fixture using a variety of materials: PVC, wax, polyvinyl chloride, propylene, silicone. Options of materials are great in number, because, unfortunately, none of them perfect. There is only one rule: the softer the material of the earplugs, the worse they have noise reduction. But it's soft materials provide great comfort due to the ability to take shape of the ear canal. So the choice of material is always a balance between comfort and noise reduction.

Most often in the market you can find ear plugs of polypropylene, wax and silicone.

However, there are times when there is no opportunity to immediately go to the pharmacy and purchase ear plugs, but need them at this moment.

To make earplugs at home very quickly and easily. Enough to have any soft material, for example, pharmaceutical cotton wool or soft foam.

If earplugs are made of foam, just cut it in small cylinders. This form is more anatomic and comfortable. Cylindrical earplugs will not gather in folds, and hence will not put pressure on the ear canal. We just need to remember that these small cylinders should be long enough to later be retrieved, but they should not touch the eardrum.

Ear plugs of cotton wool – this is, in fact, small lumps of cotton, wrapped in cellophane or plastic wrap. The ends of this makeshift "bag" . thread. Cotton earplugs muffle noises well and soft enough not to interfere with normal sleep.

But earplugs made in the home is a single option. It can't be reused.