What size bar is used for industrial piercing?

What size bar is used for industrial piercing?

The most common thickness would be 14 gauge, but 16 and even 18 gauge industrials are growing in popularity.

What type of metal is best for industrial piercing?

Titanium is so safe that it is often used as the metal of choice for surgical implants.”

What is an industrial barbell?

The industrial piercing actually consists of two piercings in one. A straight barbell (sometimes referred to as an industrial barbell when used in this piercing type) connects the two ear piercings, which are usually located in the helix and anti-helix.

How long is the barbell for industrial piercing?

The length of the barbell can range from 28-55mm in length depending on how far apart the piercing holes are located on your ear and of course by how large your ear is. The angle of the piercings and distance between the piercings will determine if a barbell industrial piercing is a good selection for you personally.

How long should my Industrial bar be?

Because every ear is different, the room between the two piercing holes differs from person to person. Therefore the standard measure of the industrial barbell has the longest length, 38 mm. That’s long enough for everyone.

Can ears be too small for an industrial?

If you have a smaller ear, it is still possible but note, it’s not an ideal type of piercing for smaller ears. This is due to the anatomy of the ear – if your ear is smaller, you might not be able to accommodate the industrial type piercing but it’s best to check with your piercer.

What ear shape do you need for an industrial piercing?

While popular, this piercing doesn’t work for all ears, as you need to have a defined helix, or ear “ridge,” and enough space for the barbell to sit unobstructed.

Should I move my industrial piercing while cleaning it?

It can come an go throughout the entire healing time. –Always wash your hands before touching your piercing, but if you can help it, do not touch it (please refer to the first two rules of piercing). –Never spin the jewelry, move it back and forth, or move it while you’re cleaning it.