To clean & condition our rubber products, we use SP-80. This is a set of rubber care products which we think offer good results. We have used the product for over twenty-five years. You can find the product here.
Apply SP-80 Cleaner (blue label) directly on to rubber. Start with one side of the dumbbell.
Work into rubber with a rag by wiping down all areas liberally.
Leave a light coat of cleaner to soak into rubber on one side of the dumbbell. Then go to the other side and begin the same procedures 1 and 2.
Wipe the first side clean of excess SP-80 Cleaner.
After wiping off all the SP-80 Cleaner, apply the SP-80 Conditioner (black label). Follow the same steps four steps.
This procedure should be done as normal maintenance, every 30-60 days depending on the size of the club.
You can purchase SP-80 Cleaner and Conditioner through ourwebsite. It works for all Ivanko rubber products, including plates. You may find that other high-quality care products will do the job as well. However, we suggest you avoid Armor-All spray. In our experience, it dries out the rubber.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING BRASS NO. PLATES TO RUBBER END-PLATES.
Our Brass Number Plates are made of aluminum with a anodized brass finish.
Replacement number plates may be obtained from our parts supplier, National Gym Supply atgympart.com.
It is important to follow these instructions so that the numbers do not fall off.
Rough up the recessed area where the numbers go by sanding it with a fine grit sandpaper.
Clean the area with a little lacquer thinner.
Remove the backing from the numbers and apply super glue in the recessed area.
Put a few drops of super glue on the backs of the numbers.
Press the numbers into the recessed area.
After the number has set (about 24 hrs.) you can remove the protective plastic on the front of the brass plate, which is there to prevent oxidation and scratches.
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