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Radiography of hearing protection devices

The market for hearing protection devices involves several persons who play various roles. From the local audiologist to thousands of employees on a multinational level, each one is trying to prove that their product is the best.

From the simple earplug made of expandable foam, which has remained unchanged for close to 40 years, to customized hearing protection achieved with the latest manufacturing technologies, there are plenty of options to choose from. The price range also varies widely, from ten cents for a basic disposable product to over one hundred euros for a product that can be used for many years.

Using the HearingProTech database, we shall try to provide a better idea about the various products available.

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