EarJellies - The World's Most Comfortable Ear Plugs!
EarJellies are 17x softer than foam ear plugs. They won't cause irritation or fall out like foam earplugs either.
Reusable and Easy to Clean
EarJellies can be reused many times. Cheap foam earplugs can get expensive when a new pair is used every time. EarJellies will last several months or even years with proper care.
Excellent for Side-Sleepers
EarJellies will not extend out of the ear canal too far, making them a great choice for side-sleepers. Once inserted properly, EarJellies will not work their way out of your ear canal half way through the night. They will stay in place all night for improved sleep.
Silence the Snorer in Your Life!
Great for Water Sports
EarJellies provide a reliable water-tight seal for swimming, surfing, kayaking, snorkeling and other water sports. The seal will not leak after extended use to help prevent ear infections and exostosis or "swimmer's ear".
EarJellies will also properly fit smaller ear canals in children to prevent infections.
Multiple Sizes for a Custom-like Fit
When it comes to earplugs, a "one-size-fits-all" approach doesn't work for everyone. Ear canals come in many different shapes and sizes. EarJellies come in multiple sizes to find your own custom-like fit, especially for those with extra small or extra large ear canals.
Low-Profile and Discreet
EarJellies sit flush against the outer ear for a discreet look - great for concerts and clubs.
Perfect for Concerts and Clubs
Great for Long Motorcycle Rides
Protect your hearing at the race track
Stadium noise can reach dangerous levels
What makes EarJellies so different from all other earplugs out there?
EarJellies are the only earplug made of MemorySil™ - a patented, unique viscoelastic silicone rubber with shape memory. Whenever it is stressed or deformed, MemorySil gradually adapts to its new situation and slowly relaxes to almost perfect softness. MemorySil is a dual network elastomer: a network liquid piggybacking on a network solid. The network solid has permanent crosslinks that give the material a stable shape, but with a very small modulus. The network liquid has temporary crosslinks that allow it to adapt gradually to new shapes and with a much larger modulus. Those two networks act together to give MemorySil unparalleled viscoelastic properties. For example, MemorySil is remarkably aware of time, appearing firm and elastic on short timescales, but soft and accommodating on long timescales. Even its mathematical modeling is unusual; whereas the stress-strain behaviors of elastic solids and Newtonian liquids are described by integer-order differential equations, MemorySil's stress-strain behaviors are described by fractional-order differential equations. Essentially, MemorySil gives EarJellies a custom-like fit for a more comfortable, reliable seal to block more noise.
ANSI S3.19-1974 - NRR Rated 25 decibels
Easy to Insert Correctly
Proper insertion is essential to achieve the given noise reduction rating (NRR) of any earplug. EarJellies will slide into the ear canal easier than foam for a proper fit. Here's an excellent study on laboratory results vs real world noise reduction of several different earplugs. The differences are huge! Proper insertion can mean 100x or more noise reduction.
Soft and Comfortable for Everyday Use
EarJellies will gradual conform to the shape of your unique ear canal shape and size. The "feel and seal" is simply better than foam or rubber earplugs.
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Risks and challenges
We're currently gearing up for large scale manufacturing. At present, we can produce EarJellies with all the right specifications, however, the process is slow, inefficient and expensive. We have reinvented the earplug from the ground up, including new manufacturing techniques. New tooling is very expensive for high-volume manufacturing. We've had to re-engineer traditionally used production and tooling methods because they were not suitable for EarJellies. We are on track to meet (possibly beat) our forecasted deadlines for delivery and we do not expect any delays in shipping the rewards to our backers. Thank you for backing this project!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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