The Iron Grip Barbell Company has recently been issued a patent for weight plates with 8, 10 or 12 sides.

January 1995, Costa Mesa, CA – All of these embodiments feature Iron Grip’s signature, “anti-roll” shape. This patent applies toeither Olympic or standard plates, with or without grips. [Currently, Iron Grip manufactures its line of Olympic plates with 12 sides. In addition, Impex Inc., under license from Iron Grip, manufactures its line of standard plates with 12 sides.] Iron Grip has several additional patents, as well as domestic and international trademarks in various classifications. Iron Grip also has other patents pending, as well as additional intellectual property under development.

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