Author Topic: sound proof helmet  (Read 4524 times)

thepax

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sound proof helmet
« on: August 08, 2008, 12:16:42 AM »
hey i was wondering if they have helmets you can buy fully made that are sound proof
and you can add a mic to the inside of the helmet to comunicate with others around you.

because i work at a military base in california and we are working on an exposed air feild, wondering if anything like this is avalible?

bjnash

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Re: sound proof helmet
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2008, 05:18:51 PM »
We have been working on such a device, but haven't had much luck yet.

BJ

johnbergstromslc

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Re: sound proof helmet
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2008, 07:16:46 PM »
You can buy earplugs with tiny speakers in them that can be hooked into an audio system.  Add a good pair of hearing protector earmuffs and you can get about 40 dB of noise reduction.

I have a friend who was once a crew chief on an air force base and worked around running jet engines; he told me earplugs + earmuffs were standard equipment, and required.   

Basically that's what you're looking at, since a helmet is open at the face and neck and offers no inherent soundproofing in itself.  A helmet wouldn't offer much reduction unless you could seal it up airtight around your face and neck - ouch!

ConstanceL

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Re: sound proof helmet
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2011, 07:03:46 PM »
My hearing is badly damaged. Despite wearing ear plug and headphones or even the noise-cancelling headphones worn by airplane pilots, I seem to be suffering hearing loss from plane travel.  Since hearing is also tested through bone transduction, I am hopeful that protecting the rest of my skull from noise might allow me to travel.  Any suggestions for finding or trying to make a sound proof helmet?  I am not handy, but I am desperate enough to become handy.  Thank-you!

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Re: sound proof helmet
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2011, 09:52:21 PM »
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