Weightlifting Plates for Barbells and Dumbbells - Weightlifting plates come in many different shapes and sizes. Olympic weight plates are made to be compatible with Olympic bars while regular plates, or “pancake plates”, work with 1” diameter weightlifting bars and adjustable dumbbell handles. Ironcompany offers one of the largest selctions of weight plate sets in the industry from top brands such as Hampton Fitness, Ivanko Barbell, Iron Grip Barbell, American Barbell, Intek Fitness, Body-Solid, CAP Barbell, TKO and many more. Choose from Standard Olympic plates in your choice of gray or black iron. Rubber Olympic weight plates and Urethane weightlifting plates are coated with impact resistant materials to protect floors and surrounding equipment. Bumper plates are constructed of solid rubber or iron cores that have a thick rubber coating. Rubber bumper plates are ideal for CrossFit training and Olympic weightlifting. Technique weightlifting plates are specifically designed to be light in weight while putting the bar at the optimal pulling height for training purposes.
Regular Barbell and Dumbbell Plates - The most common type of regular cast iron weight plates are machined flat and smooth with weight markings and a 1” diameter center hole. They are painted using black or gray enamel but can also be coated in rubber for impact and rust protection or can be chromed to brighten up any weight room. Regular barbell and dumbbell plates are typically found in home gyms and are used on smooth bars using collars or on Star-Lock bars with threaded collars.
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