A lot of thought went into designing the perfect sleeve and end plate for welded dumbbells. SX-5 and EP-1 are good examples of excellent, simple design that IVANKO is noted for.
+ Weights 1 lb. for easy weight calculation.
+ Counter sunk for flush welding.
+ Full 3/8 inch thick for strength.
+ Recessed area for Ivanko brass number plate system.
+ 5-3/4" length accommodates any hand.
+ Available in black oxide (SX-5) or chrome (SXC-5).
+ High carbon steel prevents flaring when dropped.
+ Custom drawn tubing allows only .13 thousands clearance over one inch bar.
+ Perfect full diamond knurl for outstanding grip.
+ 40 inch sleeve available for welded barbells (SXC-40).
n.b. we are happy to provide quality US-made bar stock cut to your specified lengths.