Standard Horizon HT-300

Standard Horizon HT-300 Three Side Trimmer


The HT-300 Three-side Trimmer features a fully automated setup with color touchscreen control. The system offers higher productivity, unique corner cut capability, optional flap cover trimming, and it’s automated setup can be barcode driven.

The HT-300 is over 35% faster than previous models and can process up to 300 books/stacks per hour (4 books/stack x 300 = 1,200 bph).

This three-side trimmer can be easily run in-line with the BQ-270V and BQ-480 perfect binders for seamless book production.


Automatic adjustments:

The HT-300 uses a servo motor press plate which allows for the auto calibration of the press height along with automatic pressure adjustment.

Fixed position cutting station:

This trimmer features heavy-duty construction and increased book trimming control.

Status indicators:

Customizable color-coded, interior LED lights tell operators the machine status at a glance.

Trim removal:

The HT-300 features increased trim air supply and control with the ability to customize timing and pressure, as well as efficient push removal for small trim.


The HT-300 comes standard with iCE-LiNK, Horizon’s next generation pXnet, JDF workflow and job-management tool.

Flexible configuration:

With multiple options for feeders, stackers, or conveyors, the HT-300 can be configured depending on your unique needs.



Untrimmed Book Size (Spine x Fore-edge): 5.985″ x 4.215″ to 12.595″ x 13.775″ / Finished Book Size (Spine x Fore-edge): 5.830″ x 4.135″ to 13.385″ x 12.005″ / Trim Width: .08″ to 3.93″ / Trim Height: 2.0″ / Book Pile Height: 11.8″ / Production Speed: up to 565 books per hour for piled books


Size: 50.4" D x 94.7" W x 61" H not including conveyor / Weight: TBA


200-220 VAC ?-phase 60 Hz