High Speed Vertical Spin Trimmer designed for the fastest of lines

Our trimmers are the industry standard and best suited for the trimming of plastic like PET and polypropylene. The entire line is built with safety and durability in mind.

The model MTM 740 is the high volume leader of spin trimmers.  The 740 is designed to handle the output of most rotary blow molders. With a capacity of over 220 containers per minute and options to meet most any production needs, this is the spin trimmer of choice for high capacity, low-downtime lines.  The heavy duty frame supports a standard variable speed ½ HP motor and drive, bottle jam detection system, light tower with audible alarm, casters, infeed and discharge backup photo eyes and automatic blade guard that allows for quicker clearing of bottles and enhanced safety.  Some of the common and popular options include:

  • Remote Control Box – Allows access to controls on either side of conveyor
  • In-Feed Screw Drive w/One Screw provides bottle alignment and separation
  • Vacuum Conveyor 12” includes a 7.5 HP blower system
  • Sensor Package for PET Clear Bottles
  • Diverter Blow Off

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740 Features & Benefits

Heated Blade Technology Gives the container a clean neck finish. Extends life of the blade. Virtually any resin will trim in the 740. Lower capital expenditure as one machine will work on many product lines.
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.
Belt Guide Wear Strip Increases belt life and higher productivity.
Exclusive Automatic Blade Buard Safer and allows quicker clearing of bottles.
Heavy Duty 1/2 hp Drive Increased production speed.
Bottle Jam Detection and Safety Clutch Drive Detects bottle mistrims for auto shutdown and auto opening of the trimmer. Clutch disengages drive before any damage can occur. Less downtime.
PLC Controls with Panel Mounted User Interface Reduces setup time and functions as a fault message panel.
Spring Loaded Quick Change Belt Tensioning Reduces chance for operator error during procedure. Increased productivity.
Infeed and Discharge Backup Photo Eyes Shuts down the trimmer in the event of backup
downstream of the trimmer or upstream of the trimmer.
Audible Alarm and Beacon Lights for Detection
Faster response time from plant staff.

740 Specifications


Width 39″
Length 67″
Height 60″
Weight 1200 lbs
Vertical Height Range 41.5″ ± 5″
Height from floor to blade

Utility Requirement

Electrical Supply
Voltage 240 VAC/3 Phase
Amperage 15 AMP
Compressed Air Supply
Line Size 3/8” Pipe
Pressure 90-100 psi

Motor Ratings

Trimmer 1/2 hp
Blower 3 hp
Conveyor 1/2 hp
Heater Blade Temperature 450°F (Max)

Container Range

Containers per Minute 220 (depending on size)
Min/Max Neck Size 1.5″ – 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.