Designed for the PET stretch blow and spin trimmer process

The model MTM 740E is the high volume leader of spin trimmers. Specifically designed for the PET stretch blow and spin trimmer process. The 740E is engineered and built to the same high quality as our world proven MTM 740 vertical spin trimmer. The MTM 740E can spin trim PET up to 63mm – 83mm necks. With a capacity of over 250 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 upgraded main drive components, 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 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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740E Features & Benefits

Heated Blade Technology 40” Extended Blade Length for up to 83mm PET Necks Gives the PET container a clean neck finish. Extends life of the blade. Virtually any resin will trim in the 740E. 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 Guard Safer and allows quicker clearing of bottles.
Heavy Duty 1/2 hp Drive Increased torque and production speed for PET.
Trimmer VFD Torque Sensing Detects bottle mistrims for auto shutdown and auto opening of the trimmer 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. Longer trimmer belt life and increased productivity.
Infeed and Discharge Backup Photo Eyes Pauses 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.

740E Specifications


Width 39″
Length 77” Frame / 168” Vacuum conveyor
Height 60” Frame / 88” Top of vacuum blower
Weight 1200 lbs
Vertical Height Range
41.5″ ± 5″
Height from floor to blade (other optional heights available)

Utility Requirement

Electrical Supply
Voltage 480VAC, 60 Hz, 3 Phase
Amperage 20 AMP
Compressed Air Supply
Line Size 1/2” Pipe
Pressure 80-100 psi

Motor Ratings

Trimmer 1-1/2 hp dual motors
Blower 5 hp (7-1/2 hp optional)
Conveyor 1/2 hp
Heater Blade Temperature 450°F (Max)

Container Range

Containers per Minute 275 (depending on size)
Min/Max Neck Size 1.5” – 3.25” 38 – 83 mm
Min/Max Diameter 1.5” – 8” 38 – 203 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.