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American Barbell Performance Bearing Bar

American Barbell's Performance Bearing Bar incorporates a host of proprietary features unlike any other on the market. It's with this technology our bars spin smoother as the weight gets heavier on the bar. The bar shaft is made from precision ground... More...
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American Barbell's Performance Bearing Bar incorporates a host of proprietary features unlike any other on the market. It's with this technology our bars spin smoother as the weight gets heavier on the bar.

The bar shaft is made from precision ground alloy steel with a hard chrome coating. The strength of the shaft is tested with every shipment of raw material to ensure we have a consistent 190,000 PSI tensile strength. This attention to detail also allows for an excellent whip and long-term performance of our bars.

The bar sleeves are precision welded to eliminate failure. The weld is semi-concealed to not interfere with plates resting flush against the sleeve collar. Each sleeve is finished with a hard chrome coating for protection against dropping.  It also contains American Barbell’s proprietary concealed bearing system with higher load ratings than any bar available. A dust and chalk seal is also installed to protect and maintain longer bearing life.

Read more about our bearing bar technology here:  Understanding the Olympic Needle Bearing Bar and its Function

 

  • IWF Specification
  • Made in USA
  • Incorporates American Barbell’s proprietary bearing technology
  • Higher load capacity and smoother rotation with heavier weights
  • Hard chrome coated sleeves to protect against dropping
  • Moderate corrosion resistance
  • Features a protective ring on inner collar side to keep chalk and dust from penetrating bearings
  • Patent No:  US D795,971 S
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime

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04/16/2020
Frederick P.
United States United States
Great Barbell, great price!

I love this barbell. I primarily used the bushing version of this bar at my local gym, until we were stuck in quarantine. I decided to spend a little more on the bearing version without the center knurling, and I LOVE this bar. It does not cut my hands, but is grippy enough to need no/minimal chalk. The whip is great, and I look forward to every training session with this bar. Perfect midrange price bar for ******, clean + ****, pulls, squats, etc. This can compete with any $1000 barbell from the likes of Uesaka, Eleiko, etc. without the international fame.

CE
01/18/2019
Cassandra E.
15kg bearing bar

It has a nice spin! Knurling is great too !! Previously known a pendlay bar which has been a good bar also. But l I would recommend the American barbell over the pendlay and rouge bar . Good bar Worth the money!!

EH
12/07/2018
Emma H.
United States
Performance bearing bar review

I love it!! It spins wonderully and the knurling is so nice, it has grip but doesn’t hurt my hands. It’s pretty too :)

PF
01/11/2018
Philip F.
United States
Love this bar

this is the second bar for my wife, she has one at home and now one at the gym, she loves the knurling and the feel of the bar, plus how the bar moves.

PF
10/26/2017
Philip F.
United States
Barbell

I purchased this barbell for my wife, after she used mine, she loves this, now the only problem is that she makes me take it with us if we decided to workout at another gym.

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