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As an entry level Olympic Bar, the BLK BOX Utility Bar is the ideal choice for beginners. A popular choice amongst athletes and facilities looking for versatility and value, this bar can be used to execute both weightlifting and powerlifting movements such as squats, bench pressing, deadlifts and jerks.
The BLK BOX Utility Bar – 20kg is made with a 28mm shaft, and IWF standard, with one roller bearing and one bronze bushing per sleeve, offering a good spin. The 180 kPSI offers a good whip, and its hardened chrome finish a high level of corrosion resistance while allowing the athlete to feel medium knurl.
Dual IPF and IWF knurl markings allow consistent hand placement whether performing weightlifting or powerlifting movements.
Use the Utility Bar for both weightlifting and powerlifting depending on your training routine. Whatever your plans, the 360° Barbell Brush can help you to keep your barbell in pristine condition. It’s available with either nylon or stainless steel bristles to keep the Utility Bar free from both chalk and dirt.
Total Length: 2200 mm
Shaft Diameter: 28 mm
Sleeve Length: 415 mm
Sleeve Diameter: 49.9 mm
Shaft Coating: Black Hardened Chrome
Sleeve Coating: Silver Hardened Chrome
Colours Available: Black
Spin: 1 Roller Bearing and 1 Bronze Bushing per Sleeve
Tensile Strength: 180 kPSI
Knurl Type: 1.2 Medium Diamond knurl
Knurl Marks: Dual IPF and IWF Knurl Markings
Centre Knurl: No
Endcap Colour: Black
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DELIVERY & TRACKING
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Some of our training equipment is manufactured here in our HQ. The lead times on these products range from 10-25 working days and are identified by having the MADE IN BELFAST badge.
We understand at times due to size, colour or type some items might not be the right fit for you. We are happy to accept a returned item within 30 days from the date of you receiving the item for a refund or exchange.
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What diameter is the bars grip?
The BLK BOX Utility Bar – 20kg offers a 28 mm grip which is IWF standard for 20kg barbells. For a thinner grip, the BLK BOX Utility Bar – 15kg offer a 25 mm grip which is IWF standard for 15kg barbells.
What plates is the bar compatible with?
The BLK BOX Utility Bar – 20kg is compatible with all BLK BOX Weightlifting Plates and Bumpers, along with all change plates and collars.
How many plates can it hold?
This will depend on which plates you own, but for comparison, with its two 415mm sleeves the BLK BOX Utility Bar – 20kg can hold the below when used with lock jaw collars:
BLK BOX Blackout Bumper – 180kg
BLK BOX Impact Bumper – 120kg
BLK BOX HD or Colour HD Bumper – 260kg
BLK BOX Competition Plate – 300kg
What Spec if the bar designed to?
The BLK BOX Utility Bar – 20kg meets a variety of IPF and IWF Specifications, meeting the requirements for knurl markings, tolerances, overall dimensions, and weight.
How durable is the bars finish?
The BLK BOX Utility Bar – 20kg features a hardened chrome finish, offering a high level of corrosion resistance and durability while allowing the athlete to feel medium knurl. We recommend regular cleaning of the bar using a barbell brush.
Why are bearings important?
Bearings are introduced into barbells to ensure a smooth and/or fast spin when performing functional or Olympic weightlifting movements. This spin reduces the force exerted on an athlete’s wrists during these movements.
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