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3 Reasons Why Rubber Wedding Bands are Perfect For Electricians

As a blue-collar worker, you understand wedding rings can pose a threat to your safety on the job.  This is especially true for electricians. Metal rings are conductive and increase your risk of injury or electrocution.  So what do you do when you want to show your commitment without risking your finger or possibly life?  The answer is found in another material: rubber, or more specifically, the synthetic version of this resource, silicone.  Here are three solid reasons why rubber or silicone wedding bands are the perfect fit for electricians, and why SafeRingz should be your company of choice.


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As a blue-collar worker, you understand wedding rings can pose a threat to your safety on the job. 

 

This is especially true for electricians. Metal rings are conductive and increase your risk of electrocution. 

 

It may be you who is adamant about wearing your ring 24/7. For others, it is their spouse who forces – I mean, encourages – you to wear it. Either way, you want to make sure the only electricity you feel is the love between you and your spouse. 

 

(Okay, we had to get one electricity pun in this blog! We promise to spare you from more.)

 

So, what do you do when you want to wear your ring but want to avoid a shock to your heart? 

 

The answer is found in another material: rubber, or more specifically, the synthetic version of this resource, silicone.

 

Here are three solid reasons why rubber or silicone wedding bands are the perfect fit for electricians. 

 

Reason #1: Keep electrical currents in wires, not your fingers. 

 

This is an obvious one.

 

Gold, silver, platinum … and the list goes on of metals that are commonly used for wedding rings. As with any metal, they are a target for electrical currents. Other common materials like tungsten or stainless steel are less conductive, but still pose a threat. 

 

Think you are safe with a wood or ceramic ring? Be cautious – many of these styles have inlays or even designs that include metallic components. 

 

The fact is the type of ring on your left hand could mean the difference between life and death.

 

Check out this post from a thread on Electrician Talk:

#3 - Aug 5, 2011
Lost a really good friend to a ring accident - his welded itself to the end of a piece of live flex while he was laying on a wet restaurant floor.  He was a retired EC working for his son and helping out....20A, 120V can kill ya FAST!

 

You may be thinking, “Well, I know guys who wear their gold ring on the job all the time and have never had a problem.”

 

But is it really worth the risk?

 

Even if you feel you will be safe, many companies do not allow any metallic jewelry. 

 

Luckily, you don’t have to constantly be taking your ring on and off nor does it have to collect dust on your nightstand. 

 

All you need is a wedding ring made out of rubber or silicone.

 

Silicone rings are the safest option all around. In addition to being 100% non-conductive, these rings can stand the heat – and cold. 

 

With these rings, you can display your commitment without worrying about any electric currents jumping to your wedding band. 

 

But we know there are other worries you have in your line of work. 

 

That brings us to reason #2 ...

 

Reason #2: Breakable rings mean no broken fingers.

 

Wood or ceramic rings may keep you safe from electric shock, but, what happens if you get that ring caught on a nail or in a piece of machinery on the job?

 

Silicone rings offer an additional level of safety. Although they are tough, they are built to break to keep your fingers intact

 

If you’ve ever heard of degloving or ring avulsion, you know what can happen when your ring gets caught up in something. 

 

If you haven’t, ring avulsion is when your ring gets caught and is quickly ripped off your finger. The force can cause damage to tissues and muscles in your finger. Google photos at your own risk.

 

In another thread on Electrician Talk, a member shares a story he heard about a fellow electrician … 

#5 - Sep 26, 2016
I heard a story once of someone falling off a ladder and getting his ring caught on a nail...his finger got ripped off....ugh just the thought

 

If your silicone ring gets caught, it will stretch and/or break, freeing your finger and keeping it in one, unharmed piece

 

Still not convinced?

 

If keeping you safe from electrocution and losing a finger is not convincing enough, reason #3 may be. 

 

Reason #3: So comfortable, you’ll forget it’s there. 

 

Has an argument with your spouse ever gone like this?

 

Your spouse: “I wish you wouldn’t take your ring off. Why can’t you wear it all the time?”

 

You: “My ring is uncomfortable. It’s annoying and gets in the way while I work.”

 

A rubber wedding ring offers a compromise and solution to this common disagreement. 

 

Why? Well, there are a few reasons.

 

First, SafeRingz silicone rings adjust to swelling. Does your ring get too tight in certain seasons? Or, worse yet, does it become loose, exposing it to the threat of sliding off into the abyss of lost wedding rings? You don’t have to worry about these issues with a rubber band. 

 

Rubber or silicone rings are also super flexible. That annoying chunky feeling or spinning will be a thing of the past.

 

We’ve even had customers say they can’t tell it’s on their finger. Like verified customer EC who says:  

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It is so convenient and lightweight I even forget I have it on.

 

Put your silicone ring on and go about your day, forgetting it is even there. It will make you and your spouse happy. 

 

Now, that is a win-win. 

 

Don’t trust any silicone ring. Invest in the original, high-quality rubber wedding band. 

 

By now, we’ve hopefully convinced you that a rubber or silicone wedding band is the way to go if you are an electrician. 

 

The next step is to look for a high-quality ring from a brand you can trust.

 

That brand is SafeRingz.

 

We started SafeRingz back in 2005 and were the first in the market to offer safe, silicone rings. Since then, the market has been flooded with other brands.

 

But here is why you should invest in and trust the original silicone wedding ring brand … 

 

SafeRingz is owned by firefighters, landscapers, teachers, and warehouse managers. If anyone understands the needs of a blue collar, hard-working man or woman, it is us. 

 

We want to serve those who serve the rest of us. And that includes YOU. 

 

This is also why we are committed to supporting our troops. Veterans and current military members' second silicone ring is always on us. 

 

Our rings are 100% made in the U.S.A., and we stand behind a product that is as tough as you. 

  

Click here to browse our selection of safe, silicone wedding bands today, and use code ELECTRICIAN10 for 10% off your first order. 

 

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