Category Archives: Moisture Protection & Durability

7 steps to keep ReSound hearing aids clean and tip-top shape

Spring time has arrived, and with it, the tradition of spring cleaning. While spring cleaning is a once-a-year occurrence, routine cleaning and maintenance of your ReSound hearing aids can help prolong their durability.  Here are 7 steps to follow to … Continue reading

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Hearing Aid Reliability and IP Ratings

Ingress Protection (IP) Ratings are used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical enclosures against intrusion from foreign bodies (dust, dirt, etc) and moisture.  ReSound’s Jennifer Groth and Torben Groth were recently interviewed by AudiologyOnline.com about IP ratings and … Continue reading

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ReSound iSolate Nanotech vs. Competing Products

By Jennifer Groth There have been some questions about how ReSound’s iSolate Nanotech compares to competing products. Other hearing instrument manufacturers make a point of emphasizing that their technology is “oleophobic” as well as “superhydrophobic”, thereby implying that others are … Continue reading

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Alera FAQs – ISolate Nanotech Protective Coating

What kinds of tests have been conducted regarding ISolate Nanotech’s effectiveness? After five weeks of AST testing in the lab, none of the nano coated devices showed any type of wear, corrosion or damage. What are the downsides of ISolate … Continue reading

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Nanocoating – Future Enhancements

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. 3) What advances do you see in the future? Can hearing device nanocoatings be improved further than their current level of protection? One of the measures of effectiveness of nanocoating is the “wettability”, which describes how … Continue reading

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Nanocoating – Care & Handling

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. 2) What care and handling do you recommend to practitioners and patients in order to ensure the durability of the nanocoating? No special care or handling is required for nanocoated hearing instruments compared to untreated hearing … Continue reading

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Nanocoating FAQs

By Jennifer Groth, M.A. Over the next few days,  I will be posting frequently asked questions about nanocoating technology. 1) What features should hearing aid professionals practitioners look for in a nanocoating technology for hearing aids? The “feature” that nanocoated … Continue reading

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