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Groundbreaking Healable Industrial Ear Plugs Launched

World's first healable earplug kit released by UK company


UK based company ZenPlugs has launched a completely new type of molded PPE ear plug kit. They are the only remoldable molded plugs in the world and can be healed if damaged. Added to the fact that they are antibacterial and PPE certificated they are a truly unique product which are ideal whenever a good pair of ear plugs is required.

ZenPlugs' Kit gives you ground-breaking ear plugs at home in a few minutes from a kit. They are molded to your ears individually, making them incredibly comfortable and effective at keeping sound and water out. They include the antibacterial compound Steritouch which kills all bacteria which cause ear infections, including MRSA and Pseudomonas. Because the plugs are molded they don't press on the delicate lining of the ear, unlike foam ear plugs which expand in the canal. This makes them amazingly comfortable and stops them falling out.

Other molded ear plug kits use a messy two-part silicon mix which cannot be remolded once it has set. If silicon plugs don't fit well, are too big or get damaged you have to buy another set. ZenPlugs can be remolded as many times as you need. Because the plugs can be used around a thousand times there is a significant cost benefit over disposable plugs.

Inventor Dr Toby Bateson told us; 'We are proud to have passed the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) CE Marking Standard to CE EN 352-2 2002 which rated ZenPlugs as having an SNR of 22.

'This means that the plugs can be used for dangerous noise levels in industrial settings such as factories, oil rigs and for military use.'

Dr Bateson, who also invented the smallest vaccuum cleaner in the world and the RatMat Electrified Rat Repellent Flooring went on to say; 'I founded ZenPlugs 7 years ago when I realised there was a potential market for a really good pair of molded ear plugs. As a shift worker I had experience of a wide range of ear plugs and found most of them lacking in several ways so decided to develop a product which was better in every way. After a long period of research I discovered a material which softened in hot water and could be molded directly in the ear at home to give a brilliant pair of ear plugs. The final recipe is a trade secret and no other plugs are using a similar material.'

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ZenPlugs Custom Molded PPE Ear Plugs are ground-breaking and innovative to give you the best ear plug experience possible. As they are molded to your ears from a kit they are superbly effective and comfortable, lasting for years and costing far less than havi...