Iron Grip 7 ft Competition
Series Needle Bearing Olympic
Iron Gripís Competition Series
Needle Bearing Bar is suitable
for International Weightlifting
Federation (IWF) Olympic-style
competition, and built exactly
to IWF specifications.
It is built with a 28 mm
product-specific premium steel
shaft, and features a
proprietary, innovative swaged
steel sleeve/collar assembly.
Each sleeve houses a specific
combination of one heavy-duty
roller bearing and four needle
bearings, designed to combine
free and constant sleeve
rotation, with the hard-wearing
durability that Iron Grip
equipment is known for.
An additional proprietary snap
ring locking system secures the
shoulder bearings in position,
further adding to the barís
The Iron Grip Competition Series
Olympic Bar is manufactured
entirely in the USA, in Iron
Gripís own on-site
MADE IN THE USA
All bars have extremely durable
and exceptionally slick, product-specific
Nylotron bushings. Collar is welded,
not press fit, to sleeve. All bars
have comfortable, medium diamond
knurl. The 7í bar features an additional
center knurling panel for added
safety. All bars feature our patented
Olympic bars feature Iron Gripís
aircraft-quality, hard chrome plating.
Our industrial hard chrome is manufactured
to military specifications, is highly
chip-resistant, and features a matte
satin finish. Due to its superior
durability and adherence to the
steel, this finish is extremely
durable and wear-resistant.
is welded, not press fit to the
sleeve, resulting in superior strength.
Sleeve/collar assembly is secured
with shoulder bolts featuring nylon-impregnated
threads and a proprietary locking
compound. A snap ring fitted into
an internal groove at the end adds
extra security and durability.
Average Tensile Strength (as
tested) for the 7í bar is above
bar: Overall length: 86.61 in
Sleeve length: 16.34 in
Shaft length: 51.57 in
Weight: 44 lbs.
Shaft: 28 mm