American Barbell 7’ Stainless Steel Super Strong Olympic Power Bar by GP Industries – This finely crafted USA-made “Super” power bar conforms to IPF specifications for competition-style powerlifting and Olympic weightlifting applications and is designed to withstand the heaviest use you can throw at it. The GP Stainless Steel Olympic Bar is full commercial grade, perfect for heavy home use, high school, college, personal training studios, military, and commercial gym use.
An IPF (International Powerlifting Federation) Bar will be stiffer, have a closer hand grip measurement and have bushings in the rotating sleeves to minimize rotation speed. The knurl area goes all the way out to the sleeves.
- IPF (International Powerlifting Federation) Approved Specifications
- Has Center Knurl
- Full commercial grade
- VERY stiff for super strong lifters
- Bar heat treated, turned, ground and polished
- High strength stainless steel shaft with Gun Metal finish
- 210,000 psi tensile strength (breaking strength)
- Precision machined steel sleeves with a polished hard chrome finish
- Lubrication free bearings allow ends to rotate smoothly
- One piece welded ends that won’t fail or separate
- Bar diameter: 28.5mm (1.125”)
- Sleeve diameter: 50mm (1.965” +/- 0.003”)
- Weight: 44 lbs. (20kg)
- Precision knurl allows for a positive grip
What are the advantages of a Stainless Bar vs. a Hard Chrome bar?
Stainless Steel provides superior corrosion resistance. In Salt spray testing (accelerated corrosion testing) a Hard Chrome Bar shows signs of rust in approximately 24 hours and a Stainless Bar goes beyond 120 hours. The big advantage is the Stainless Bar can be cosmetically touched up as needed if it rusts, where chrome cannot. You may also soften the knurl with sandpaper if desired. Hard Chrome is a non-corrosion resistant coating and NOT desirable in wet or humid environments.
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Item Number: OB20-SS-IPFCB ProdID_20465
Product Name: American Barbell 7’ Stainless Steel Super Strong Olympic Power Bar -- GP (OB20-SS-IPFCB)
Manufacturer Part No: OB20-SS-IPFCB