The CAP Barbell Olympic Grip Plate is a standard part of any advanced training regime. The oversized grip areas allow for easy handling and the plates are coated with baked enamel, in a black finish. It is made of solid cast iron and accommodates 2-inch bars. About CAP Barbell CAP Barbell is a leading distributor and provider of fitness equipment. Launched in 1982 with a small inventory of free weights and benches, CAP Barbell has grown over the past 20+ years to include more than 600 products in 10 categories. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CAP Barbell is dedicated to providing quality fitness equipment at competitive prices, by constructively designing, accurately testing, and manufacturing its products to perfection.