Economical Vertical Trimmer for In-line or Hand Fed Applications

The model MTM 720 Spin Trimmer can trim virtually any type of resin, including PETG, PVC, LDPE, MDPE, HDPE, PP and multi-layer resins. Though this is the MTM Systems base model spin trimmer, it has a heavy duty tubular frame that provides a robust platform, making it the leading spin trimmer in the industry.  The “Right-Hand” or “Left-Hand” feed versions of these variable speed trimmers come standard with a patent digital control heated blade and can be ordered with either a 24” or 30” blade for a wide range of container neck sizes.  It also includes a “Spring Release Belt Adjustment” that makes it easy to adjust belt tension and replace belts. Some of the common and popular options include:

  • Timing belt for use in food grade applications
  • Adjustable heavy duty frame (27” to 52” from floor to blade height)
  • Discharge Corner Guide Bar to direct scrap domes to rear of trimmer
  • Remote Control Box allowing access to controls on either side of conveyor
  • Casters for easy relocation to other lines
  • Extra Frame Height to align with higher table top conveyors
  • Pneumatic Driven Blade Guard to enhance operator safety

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720 Series Features & Benefits

Heated Blade Technology Trim virtually any type of resin, including PETG, barrier resins, K resins, PVC, PP, PE; multi-layer resins responds
Available in Either 24″ or 30″ Models Allows versatility for a wide range of neck sizes.
DC Variable Speed Control Allows various line speeds to be run on a single trimmer.
Heavy Duty “A” Section Drive Belt Long life and lower replacement cost.
Heavy Duty Tubular Steel Frame Longer life and higher repeatability.
Manual Jam Release Quick release for clearing jammed containers without the necessity of entering the trim area.
Operator Safety Unit shielded by tough PETG safety guards. Safety guards electrically interlocked to shut down the trimmer when opened for operator safety.

720 Series Specifications


Width 30″
Length 34″
Height 40″
Weight 250 lbs
Vertical Height Range 29″ ± 3″
Height from floor to blade

Utility Requirement

Electrical Supply
Voltage 120 VAC/1 Phase
Amperage 8 AMP
Compressed Air Supply
None Needed

Motor Ratings

Trimmer Drive Motor 1/8 hp
Heater Blade Temperature 450°F (Max)

Container Range

Containers per Minute 60 (depending on size)
Min/Max Neck Size 1″-7″ 25-127 mm
Min/Max Diameter 1″-4″ 38-178 mm
Min/Max Height 3″-18″ 76-450 mm

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Guards are supplied and must be in place before operation. All sales are subject to our prevailing terms and conditions of sale. Other options available upon request.