Eleiko Performance Weightlifting Bar
- Manufacturer: Eleiko
- Purpose: Olympic Weightlifting
- Bar Weight: 20kg
- Gender: Men
- Tensile Strength: 215,000
- Yield Strength: N/A
- Knurl Type: Medium
- Center Knurl: Yes
- Knurl Marks: Olympic
- Shaft Finish: Hard Chrome
- Shaft Diameter: 28mm
- Sleeve Finish: Hard Chrome
- Sleeve Type: Smooth
- Rotation System: Needle Bearing
- Made In: Sweden
- Warranty: 12 Years
Read below to get a detailed look at the Eleiko Performance Weightlifting Bar including product details, features, real user feedback, and more.
Eleiko Performance Weightlifting Bar
The Eleiko Performance Weightlifting Bar is Eleiko’s entry-level 28mm Olympic Weightlifting bar, but don’t let that fool you. This is still a premium bar backed by a great reputation.
Equipped with a 28mm hard chrome shaft, Olympic knurl marks, needle bearings, a center knurl, and a 215,000 PSI tensile strength, it’s spec’d to handle all of your Olympic weightlifting needs.
The differences between this and the more expensive IWF Training and IWF Competition bars are that the Performance Weightlifting Bar has a less aggressive knurl than both, and it’s not IWF certified. It has the same 12-year warranty as the IWF Training Bar.
Here are some further details about the bar:
Features & Highlights
- Hard Chrome Finish – Chrome is a cost efficient plating that does a good-but-not-great job at fighting off oxidation. You won’t get the same feel as you would with a non-plated finish like bare steel, stainless steel, etc… but you get a nice blend of feel and rust resistance without the larger price tag.
- 28mm Shaft – The 28mm shaft will generate great whip and it’s consistent with Olympic Weightlifting standards.
- Center Knurl – The Eleiko Performance Weightlifting Bar does include a center knurl, which is helpful on the platform for PR attempts.
- Medium Knurl Pattern – The performance bar has a less aggressive knurling than the competition and training bars, which is even more suitable for higher rep training sessions.
- Tensile Strength – This bar offers a 215,000 PSI tensile strength, which stacks up well against the competition.
- Dustproof Seal – This bar includes a dustproof seal in the sleeve that prevents dust and other debris from entering the mechanics of the bar, ensuring optimal performance.
- Smooth Sleeves – The smooth sleeves will generally create less noise when loading/unloading plates compared to a grooved sleeve.
- Swedish Made – This bar is made in Sweden using some of the finest steel in the industry.
From the Manufacturer
The Performance Weightlifting Bar is made in Sweden and delivers the performance and quality you can rely on. Designed for explosive Olympic lifting, the steel is strong yet flexibility and a great bar for anyone serious about high performance in sports and strength and conditioning. Precision needle bearings, an inner raise and dustproof seal ensure weight moves smoothly under load and at high speeds, while the refined knurling provides a grip suited for high-performance training.
Optimal Rotation – The re-engineered sleeve construction is specifically designed to deliver a more stable and controlled rotation. The rotation is optimized for smooth performance under load giving lifters a more connected and precise experience.
Lasting Performance – Redesigned bearings, improved greasing processes and a dustproof seal keeps critical parts well lubricated and operating at their best with minimal maintenance.
Refined Knurling – An aggressive grip tailored to competitive settings and ensuring a secure hold on the bar.
Strong yet Flexible – We enhanced the surface treatment and hardening process of our proprietary Swedish steel to make our bars even stronger without sacrificing the legendary flexibility that forms the foundation of the coveted “Eleiko feeling.”
Handcrafted with Care – Skilled craftsmen meticulously build each bar ensuring they are completed to our exacting standards. Our bars are rigorously tested, their performance unmatched and our quality guaranteed.
Magnetic Brush – Every bar is delivered with a brush to clean chalk from your bar after use. Stick it you your storage, squat rack, chalk stand or platform frame, the magnet in the handle keeps the brush where you need it most.
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