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Ear Protection Plugs

Ear Protection Hawke's Bay

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Do you need ear protection plugs?

We use our expertise in ears to act as a solutions-provider for those needing custom-made ear protection plugs, providing a wide range of affordable custom-made ear protection plugs. So whether you’re an individual sensibly protecting your hearing from noise at work, biking, shooting, swimming, music, surfing or a trying to sleep with a heavy snorer we can help.

Ear protection for work

If you need ear protection plugs for your work or are self-employed working with noisy tools or plant suffering noise is unhealthy and can lead to increased blood pressure, stress and tiredness, not counting what it does to your hearing. Ear muffs are a short-term fix and ineffective, as often they are old and not maintained or safety glasses mean they don’t cover the ears properly. Off-the-shelf non-custom made earplugs do not fit properly and can be worse than useless.

Please refer to our website page Ear Protection - Business for more information on ear protection plugs for work.

Don't take a risk with your hearing

Custom fit hearing protection is comfortable to wear and if worn properly, can save permanent damage to your hearing!

Why Use Ear Protection Plugs Hawkes Bay?

  • Your one-stop shop for ear protection plugs custom-made for you.
  • 100% fee guarantee, in the unlikely event you're unhappy you don't have to pay.
  • Free ear health assessment with independent and impartial advice - after all, if we’re looking into years, you may as well take advantage of our expertise in ear health.
  • All our ear protection plugs are guaranteed to fit or you get ALL your money back,  subject to the removal of excess wax removal before the impressions are taken.

Our Specialist Ear Plugs


The filter in these ear plugs has been specially developed to reduce sudden high volume sounds from being transmitted to the inner ear, giving the wearer protection when they need it while allowing normal hearing at all other times. The filter gives a constant noise reduction of approximately 15dB, increasing to a maximum of 33dB when activated by sudden high noise.

The small size of Impulse filters makes them unobtrusive and comfortable to wear, fitting easily under communications headsets or earmuffs where double protection is required.

The Impulse filter with custom mould has a constant noise SNR value of 15dB (estimated), suitable for continuous safe use to 100dB. ANSI IPIL certified impulse protection is 33.1 dB maximum.

Please ensure that a noise assessment is carried out on site before purchasing your hearing protection as it is imperative the correct protection level is used.


Do you need ear plugs for sleeping?

Many people have difficulty sleeping due either to their snoring partner, unnatural work pattern or because of living in a noisy environment and it can have very real consequences for your long term wellbeing. These sleep plugs were developed initially for shift workers who needed to sleep during the daytime, however users reported their effectiveness at reducing the level of their partners snoring to a degree where it became possible for them to sleep soundly without distraction.

Our ear plugs for sleeping are constructed from a very soft durable silicone, SleepSound is cut in such a way that it can be worn comfortably within the ear all night. SleepSound is produced in yellow as standard.

However, SleepSound is not guaranteed to reduce to ambient noise levels to any greater degree than a standard foam earplug. It will however offer greater comfort and fit. Laying with the ear on a pillow might affect the comfort.

Sleeping ear plugs


These high fidelity earplugs reduce sound levels evenly so that music and speech are clear and natural, not muffled as with other earplugs.

Being exposed to high levels of sound, sometimes for long periods may mean you require different  levels of protection depending on sound levels encountered. You may use a different type of attenuator in one ear than the other depending on the source / location of sound.


Swimplugs are custom moulded earpiece for swimmers and surfers or people with medical conditions, to keep the water out of their ears. 

Made of soft high quality and anti-bacterial medical grade silicone material it is light enough to float on water. These are soft and very light, a perfect fit, safe and comfortable, easy to fit, fast and easy to clean and float on water.

Custom sleeves for earphones and custom earpieces

Do you wear uncomfortable earpieces for cell phones for long hours or like to listen to music through earphones?

Many who need to use earpieces for work, like the NZ Police or other emergency services, complain about how highly uncomfortable the earpieces can be if they are worn for most of the day.

We can supply (one ear only) custom-made ear pieces that fit onto your existing connection hose to your portable radio or cellphone.  With a choice of solid plugs or vented to let in more sound or ventilation you can communicate in comfort. Because they are for one ear only and don’t need the expensive filter that sound protection plugs need they are a low-cost solution for a more comfortable working day.

Cost-effective custom solution for earphones

Isolator earphones are a great choice for today’s active lifestyles. They tune out the world around you, so you can hear every detail in your music. These low-profile, in-ear earphones fit comfortably with hats and helmets and are ideal for commuting, travel and sports activities.

However, earphones are so much better when they fit your ears snugly and comfortably. In addition, we can make your favourite earphones the best they can be with optimum isolation, superb comfort and a broader soundstage.

We offer a cost-effective custom-fit solution that can make your favourite earphones the best they can be with optimum isolation, superb comfort and a broader soundstage.

If your earphones use balanced armature drivers you’ll know how important it is to get a perfect seal to make sure that you get the full dynamic range from your music.

Make an appointment

Don’t take a risk with your hearing, call us on 06 929 7608, or email us at contact@earsuctionhb.co.nz and ask us for a quote for your custom-made ear protection ear plugs.

Ear Protection Plugs Hawke's Bay is a division of Ear Suction Hawke's Bay Limited.


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