American Barbell Elite Power Bar

American Barbell Elite Power Bar
4.8/5

Builtscore

4.75 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
Based on 8 Ratings

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

The shaft of the American Barbell Elite Power Bar is crafted from precision-grade stainless steel, which offers superior corrosion resistance. This bushing barbell has a tensile strength of 190,000 PSI and is made in the U.S.

Manufacturer: Category:
Made in USA

Pros & Cons

What we like about the product...

  1. Stainless steel shaft
  2. Knurling is not overly aggressive
  3. Very little flex to the barbell
  4. Tensile strength of 190,000 PSI
  5. Corrosion-resistant

What needs improvement...

  1. It is pricey, but according to reviews it’s worth the money.

Product Summary & Specs

American Barbell’s Elite Power Bar is a 20 KG barbell, which can be used for powerlifting or Olympic lifting. The shaft has a diameter of 29 millimeters and is made out of stainless steel, keeping it corrosion-resistant and easy to clean without damaging the surface of the barbell.  The strength of the shaft is tested with raw material to ensure a consistent tensile strength of 190,000 PSI.  

This particular barbell does have a center knurling. Based on some reviews, it’s great for high rep sets and is one of the best all-purpose barbells out there.

Bar Type

Men's Bars

Bar Use

Olympic Lifting, Powerlifting

Bar Weight

20KG

Diameter

29MM

Knurl Marks

Powerlifting

Sleeve Finish

Hard Chrome

Shaft

Stainless Steel

Center Knurl

Yes

Bushing/Bearing

Bushing

Tensile Strength

190,000 PSI

Guarantee/Warranty

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Made In USA

Yes

F-Scale Rating

F2

GGR Reviews

American Barbell Elite Power Bar
Rated 4.75 out of 5 stars
8 ratings
GGR Builtscore: 4.8/5
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    8 reviews for American Barbell Elite Power Bar

      The Bottom Line

      If you have the money to spend, the American Barbell Elite Power Bar is a great option for powerlifting or Olympic lifting.

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