The HT-30 Three-side Trimmer features automated job set-ups and quick changeovers to meet the requirements of the short run print-on-demand book market. The HT-30 operates off-line /near-line to trim perfect bound books at speeds up to 200 cycles per hour.

Easy-to-use touchscreen controls: A touch screen allows all set-ups to be performed with full automation.

Job storage: The HT-30 stores up to 40 different book jobs in memory.

Precision cutting: Precision stepper motors accurately position all guides and clamps to insure professional quality cutting.

Automatic feeder: Up to 12 inches of books can be loaded into the in-feed hopper, where books are automatically fed for unattended operation.



  • Untrimmed Book Size: (Spine x Fore-edge) 7.87″ x 5.35″ to 12.6″ x 9.255″ (smaller/larger sizes possible with optional cutting modules)
  • Finished Book Size: (Spine x Fore-edge) 7.87″ x 5.28″ to 12.01″ x 9.055″ (smaller/larger sizes possible with optional cutting modules)
  • Trim Width: .08″ to 3.93″
  • Trim Height: 2.0″
  • Book Pile Height: 11.8″
  • Production Speed: 440 books/hour (book thickness 25mm, 2 piled books); 500 books/hour (book thickness 10mm, 5 piled books)
  • Voltage/Frequency: 3-Phase 200 to 220 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Machine Dimensions: 92.6″ (W) x 45.7″ (D) x 54″ (H)





Literature PDF

Google, “T-30 Three-side Trimmer HT-30 – Currie Group PDF”


Video YouTube

Google, “Horizon HT-30 Three-side Trimmer – Currie Group YouTube”

Return guarantee; if not 100% satisfied with this machine, it may be returned for a full refund less actual shipping charges within 14-days of shipment.  Other than the return guarantee, there is no other warranty expressed or implied. 

Shipping:  Free local pickup or ships by truck to most commercial addresses in the continental USA for around $750.  Please read below (Shipping) and know that this is NOT a firm quote and special crating, if required, is additional.  We do ship internationally with many positive references, so please contact us for a quote.  Upon checkout please make sure we have the following, (1) shipping address, (2) commercial or residential and (3) dock / forklift available or will ground-level / lift-gate service be required.   If you can supply us with this information, we can generally provide you a final invoice within 1-business day.   If you would like to ship by your carrier or pickup at will-call, let us know this as well.

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