12" barrel | carburized seamless drawn steel: increased performance, strenght and durability. Designed specifically for demarini. | znx alloy handle: by increasing stiffness and durability, the znx alloy handle flexes less and forces the barrel to deflect more for increased overall barrel performance | designed and assembled in the usa | a bat forged in fire. The 2018 steel goes through a proprietary and patented heat-treating process to harden the barrel so the single-wall, carburized steel barrel increases performance and durability like never before. Made specifically for tournaments and leagues that don't allow multi-wall or composite barrels, the steel is a hardened beast on the diamond. Pitchers will dread its sound.