Vertical trimmer with multiple options for robust applications in line or hand fed

The model MTM 730 Spin Trimmer is the “workhorse” for MTM Systems.  It is designed and built for durability and flexibility.  Like its little brother, MTM 720, it is built on a heavy duty tubular frame that ensures longevity and a platform for additional options and features.  The “Right-Hand” and “Left-Hand” feed versions of these variable speed trimmers come with a patented digital control heated blade and are available with a 24” or 30” blade for a wide range of container neck sizes.  Standard features include:  Adjustable Height Frame, Casters, Spring Release Belt Adjustment, and Pneumatic Driven Blade Guard.  Some of the common and popular options include:

  • Timing belt for use in food grade applications
  • Discharge Corner Guide Bar to direct scrap domes to rear of trimmer
  • Remote Control Box – Allows access to controls on either side of conveyor
  • Full Perimeter Guard with In/Out Doghouses
  • Extra Frame Height to align with higher table top conveyors
  • Jam Detection with Light Tower to provide visual indication of a jam
  • In-Feed Screw Drive w/One Screw provides bottle alignment and separation
  • ½ HP Heavy Duty Motor & Drive to handle large/difficult materials
  • Vacuum Conveyor 12” includes a 7.5 HP blower system
  • High Dome Kit to accommodate special high dome containers

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730 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.
New Redesigned Blade Holder Allows the blade to nest at the correct angle without a lengthy setup period. Reduced blade changeover time.
Micrometer Blade Adjustment Faster and higher accuracy for better bottle finish.
Digital Heater Control Precise temperature control providing a clean neck finish and longer blade life.
Heavy Duty 1/3 hp Drive Long life and greater consistency in trim finish.
DC Variable Speed Control Allows various line speeds to be run on a single trimmer.
Heavy Duty Lock Collar Drive Sprocket Coupling Simplified drive pulley attachment. Fewer parts, lower replacement costs and less downtime.
Pneumatic Blade Opening Quicker and easier jam cleaning. Can be made to function automatically with optional jam detection for virtually hands free jam clearing.
Belt guide wear strip Increases belt life and higher productivity
Heavy Duty Tubular Steel Frame Longer life and higher repeatability.
Bottle Height Adjustment of 26″ Makes this one of the most versatile trimmers available. Quicker changeover times. Higher productivity.

730 Series Specifications


Width 30″
Length 34″
Height 68″
Weight 250 lbs
42″ ± 13″
Height from floor to blade

Utility Requirement

Electrical Supply
Voltage 120 VAC/1 Phase
Amperage 8 AMP
Compressed Air Supply
Line Size 1/4″ Pipe
Pressure 60-100 psi

Motor Ratings

Trimmer Drive Motor 1/3 hp
Heater Blade Temperature 450°F (Max)

Container Range

Containers per Minute 80 (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.