TechTour: Morris Industries' New Injected Polymer Openers

Photo Courtesy of Morris Industries
The new opener totes an 8lb decrease in weight, amounting to as much as 500lb across a 60′ unit, says Garth Massie.
Photo Courtesy of Morris Industries

This year, Morris Industries unveiled a new, polymer-injected opener, which will allow operators to use liquid or solid fertilizers. The highest wear regions have seen an increase in tungsten carbide by 32%, though the low, narrow profile already minimizes width, wear and reduces soil build-up.

Related: When Should I Change My Openers?

In this episode of the TechTour, filmed at Canada’s Farm Progress Show, Garth Massie, corporate agronomist for Morris Industries, joins Shaun Haney for an in-depth discussion of the new Contour 2, polymer-injected openers. Massie highlights the improved design, which makes the opener sleeker, lighter and more efficient.

Check out all of our 2014 coverage of Canada’s Farm Progress Show and don’t forget to enter to win the TechTour Contest!

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