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Vulcan Olympic Barbell Comparison Guide

Vulcan Absolute Stainless Steel Bars


    Specifications:
  • Totally stainless steel shaft and sleeve
  • Olympic bearing bar
  • Variants:
    • 25 mm diameter: Women's 15 kg bar
    • 28 mm diameter: Men's 20 kg bar
  • 4 German needle bearings per sleeve
  • Over 240 k verified tensile strength
  • Heat treated, aged and straightened stainless steel
  • Sharp outer knurling and shallow center knurl
  • IWF specification and markings
  • Highly reflexive steel (high whip)
  • Very smooth and quick rotation
  • Lifetime warranty
The Vulcan Absolute Bearing Bar is made totally from
high grade stainless steel. Recommended for high
level weightlifting and pro training facilities.

Vulcan Pro Bearing Olympic Barbells


    Specifications:
  • Olympic bearing bar
  • Variants:
    • 25 mm Diameter: Women's 15 kg bar
    • 28 mm Diameter: Men's 20 kg bar
  • 4 German needle bearings per sleeve
  • Over 225 K verified tensile strength
  • Heat treated, aged steel
  • Sharp outer knurling and recessed center knurl
  • IWF specifications, marking and tolerance
  • Hard Chrome plated with finely grooved sleeves
  • Highly reflexive steel (high whip)
  • Very smooth and quick rotation
  • Lifetime warranty
Vulcan Pro Bearing Olympic Bars offer the quality
and performance of internationally renowned
barbells without the luxury tag.

Vulcan V4.0 Elite Olympic Barbells


    Specifications:
  • Bushing and Bearing Bar versions
  • Variants:
    • 28 mm diameter: Men's 20 kg bar
    • 25 mm diameter: Women's 15 kg bar
  • Chrome-Molybdenum Steel Compound
  • Medium outer Knurling, recessed center knurl
  • IWF Markings, dimensions and tolerances
  • 221 K PSI Verified Tensile Strength
  • Very smooth rotation
  • Grooved sleeves
  • Extremely reflexive steel (High Whip)
  • Lifetime warranty
The V4.0 Elite Barbells are known for their "whip" and steel strength. This barbell is recommended for Olympic weightlifting and mixed-use

The Vulcan Standard - Bearing

    Specifications:
  • 100% Made in USA
  • Bearing Olympic bar: 5 needle bearings each sleeve
  • 28 mm diameter shaft: Men's 20 kg bar
  • 196 K PSI Steel
  • IWF single marking
  • Medium knurling, no center knurling
  • Nickel Chrome plated Shaft
  • Bright Zinc Plated Sleeves
  • Precision Manufactured
  • Finely Grooved Sleeves
  • Reflexive Steel (good whip)
  • Lifetime Warranty
The Vulcan Standard is the standard of high quality. As with all bars that bear the Vulcan Standard moniker these bars are made in the USA from high quality materials by craftsmen of the trade.

Vulcan Bearing Training Olympic Barbells

    Specifications:
  • Training bearing bar
  • Variants:
    • 25 mm Diameter: Women's 15 kg bar
    • 28 mm Diameter: Men's 20 kg bar
  • 4 needle bearings per sleeve
  • 190 K PSI tensile strength
  • Medium knurling
  • Ideal for mixed use and high repetition lifting
  • Dual "CrossFit style" or IWF Specs available as options
  • Finely Grooved Sleeves
  • Rotation advantageous to high repetition Olympic weightlifting
  • Reflexive steel (good whip)
  • Lifetime Warranty
Vulcan Bearing Training Barbells are great for everyday use. Well suited for high volume use in CrossFit gyms. Used by many weightlifting clubs as the "go to" bar.

The Vulcan Standard - Bushing

    Specifications:
  • 100% Made in USA
  • Bushing bar: Four Oilite┬« self lubricating bushings each sleeve
  • Variants:
    • 28.5 mm diameter: Men's 20 kg bar (Mixed use bar)
    • 28 mm diameter: Men's 20 kg bar (Olympic training bar)
    • 25 mm diameter: Women's 15 kg bar (Olympic training bar)
  • Verified 196 K PSI tensile strength
  • Medium knurling; No center knurl
  • Finely grooved sleeves
  • Reflexive steel (Moderate to good whip)
  • Lifetime Warranty.
The Vulcan Standard is the standard of high quality. These high quality bars are recommended for Olympic weightlifting, Crossfit workouts, and mixed use.

Vulcan One Basic Olympic Bar


    Specifications:
  • Bushing Bar
  • Variants
    • 28 mm Men's 20 kg Bar
    • 25 mm 15 kg Women's Bar
  • Four Bronze Bushings
  • Smooth Rotation
  • Dual "CrossFit Style" Markings
  • No Center Knurling
  • Medium Knurling
  • 3 Year Non Commercial Warranty
The Vulcan One Basic Barbells are the go to barbell for Home and Garage gym use. These are great bars for a mix of Powerlifting, Crossfit, and Olympic lifting at home.

Vulcan Powerlifting Barbells


    Specifications:
  • Variants
    • Vulcan Elite Powerlifting Barbell - Made in USA
      • 29 mm diameter, 196k PSI tensile strength, bright zinc
    • Vulcan V2 Absolute Powerlifting Barbell
      • 29 mm diameter. 221k PSI tensile strength, black oxide-matte chrome
  • 4" center knurl
  • Dual marks
  • Sharp to very sharp knurling
  • Lifetime Warranty
Vulcan Powerlifting barbells have been tested in actual competition with weights in excess of 1000 lbs. These powerlifting bars have no whip and are highly recommended for powerlifting competition or high level training

Aluminum Technique Training Bar


    Specifications:
  • 28 mm diameter
  • Aluminum shaft, steel sleeves
  • Single bearing rotation
  • Aluminum training bar weighs 15 lbs unloaded
  • Weight Capacity: approximately 120 lbs
Aluminum training bars are great for building technique within the beginner lifter. They offer just the right amount of weight to allow the lifter to feel the movement without being physically overtaxed.
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Olympic Bar Testing


*Warranty

Against bending or breaking does not cover any bar which has been damaged due to negligent or faulty use, alteration, lack of maintenance, improper storage or mis-handling by the user.

Negligence includes abusive dropping of the bar (i.e., dropping the bar on a box, bench, spotter arms or pins in a power rack, excessive dropping with insufficient or damaged bumpers, dropping on one end, or dropping with cast iron Olympic plates, and similar usage).

Any specific issues regarding Vulcan products with which a customer is not satisfied will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Our bars are thoroughly tested and our advertised tensile strength numbers are true and accurate. The likelihood of a Vulcan Olympic Bar breaking or bending under intended use is highly unlikely we have found.

We do not provide warranty on the aesthetics of an Olympic bar after use. Metal to metal contact, perspiration, and chalk can cause wear to the finish or discolor finishes over time.

With proper care and use, this bar will never become loose or dislodge and never requires maintenance other than an occasional wiping down with WD-40 oil to prevent corrosion. Perspiration and body oils as well as using and storing bars in humid environments can cause rusting of barbells that are not properly maintained. See Barbell Care and Maintenance Instructions.