The YORK® International Olympic Training Bar has a minimum tensile strength of 170,000 PSI after heat treating. North American steel is used in the making of the bar. It is an excellent choice for Olympic Style movements. Needle bearings ensure a smooth consistent rotation. The sleeve is secured on the bar using a bar end nut and spring pin. Sleeves are machined to a precise 1.975” diameter to accommodate 2” Olympic Plates.