WEARING METAL OFFERS QUALITY REPLACEMENT PARTS
THROUGH YOUR LOCAL DEALER
Who is Wearing Metal?
Wearing Metal is a new wearing parts brand in the UK and is
backed by OPICO’s wealth of knowledge and years of experience
gained in sales, service and parts supply for agricultural
OPICO has a well-oiled agricultural parts procurement, stocking
and distribution facility for its own brands at Bourne in
Lincolnshire and is set up to process orders and ship to UK
dealers as well as direct to farms.
Members of the OPICO team who are directly involved with the
Wearing Metal brand have decades of experience in setting up,
using and supporting the full range of Wearing Metal parts.
Wearing Metal is ideally placed to source and procure wearing
parts and then sell and distribute them through the established
agricultural dealer network.
Wearing Metal currently stock wearing parts for Kverneland,
Lemken, Gregoire Besson and Kuhn ploughs and for the Gregoire
Most Wearing Metal parts are manufactured in the UK, however, we also use a number of trusted overseas suppliers
who are specialists in their field.
How do I order from Wearing Metal?
Simply order the parts through your local Wearing Metal dealer.
The parts can be delivered straight to your farm or to your local
dealer and if required, via an express service.
Our Wearing Metal branded parts are primarily produced in
Sheffield, UK by one of Europe’s fastest growing suppliers of
replacement agricultural components.
Using their extensive range of machinery including laser cutting
tools, CNC machines, a 500-tonne mechanical press and a
600-tonne counter-blow hammer forge.
All Wearing Metal parts are manufactured to stringent quality
standards using chrome boron and high-grade steel which is
quenched to achieve the desired strength and hardness for each
component. Improved hardness helps to reduce overall costs by
extending the life of the part, meaning less downtime and
greater peace of mind.
Every production batch is manufactured, tempered and
hardened as necessary and then checked for dimensional
accuracy and quality by a team of quality inspectors in an on-site
Parts are checked again at OPICO to ensure that they fit together
correctly. Key wearing parts fitted with tungsten carbide are also
available. The addition of tungsten carbide reduces wear,
downtime and ultimately the cost of ownership, providing up to
five times the life of a standard part.
To become a Wearing Metal dealer, please contact
Existing OPICO dealers can order Wearing Metal parts through
the OPICO dealer intranet.