What are vinyl weights and what are they made of

Most weightlifters and bodybuilders use various types of weights such as cast iron weights, chrome weights and vinyl weights. Although the main objective of all these weights is to allow the bodybuilder to do extensive training to build his body stronger and fitter, but they are still different from each other in shape, style, appearance and colors. Here, in this article, brief information about vinyl dumbbells will be provided to get to know them more closely, if you are not familiar with them.

Introduction with vinyl weights

Vinyl weights are training weights made of solid concrete covered with a material made of hard plastic. It will be a good option for you to start your weight training if you are new to this field. The main reason for beginners to start with vinyl weights is that they allow them to practice according to their shape and correctly perform all types of weight exercises. Lifting weights correctly is actually the most important part of weight training, but the best way to lift weights remains a debatable issue.

What are they?

Durable vinyl coated concrete weights are used for various high-class extreme training exercises. They are usually used to prevent any functional injury or rehabilitation of the weight trainer. Being coated with vinyl, these weights available in various weight levels are durable. You can use them according to the strength of your arms.

How are vinyl weights made?

They are basically made of concrete and the vinyl is coated on them to give them a soft and elegant appearance. They are made in different sizes and weights so that everyone can use them according to their own weightlifting potential.

Vinyl dumbbell packing.

The weights are packaged in pairs to make it easy to transport and store for the user. Usually, they are packed in packages of 2 kg, 4 kg, 6 kg and 10 kg containing 2 pieces of 1 kg, 2 kg, 3 kg and 5 kg each respectively.

Manufacture of vinyl dumbbells.

Weight manufacturing is a step by step process. First, a cast iron mold is prepared according to the size and style of the weight you want to manufacture. The molds are created with a slightly lighter weight than the weight of the finished dumbbell you want, since the vinyl siding also has some weight that will be added to the initial weight of the cast iron mold.

The second step is to dip the cast iron mold of the hot vinyl dumbbell in molten form so that its coating can cover the entire mold. Cast vinyl is used in different colors to give the final dumbbells a unique and attractive appearance.

Machines used in manufacturing.

To manufacture quality cast vinyl dumbbells, the highest quality molding machines are used to manufacture dumbbells of exact size and weight. Vinyl is basically made with the help of crude oil and salt. Ethylene is obtained by cracking crude oil or oil and chlorine by electrolytic dissociation of the salt to make vinyl.