Tortilla Equipment


How times have changed since AM’s introduction in the 1960’s to hot pressing methods in the tortilla industry. The AM Continuous “Flying Head” Tortilla Press enables flour tortillas to be produced at the highest speeds in the industry today! This reciprocating press increases product volume dramatically from indexing presses. Depending on size, this machine has production levels of approximately 3000 dozen an hour or more!


  • Continuous moving press head travels horizontally and vertically
  • Chainless belt design with automatic belt tracker
  • On-board belt splicing unit
  • Multi-zone heater control
  • Easy-to-clean
  • Variable platen sizes to meet customer needs
  • Eliminates the need for a reciprocating belt in front of the oven
  • Designed to handle different dough formulations
  • Programmable Logic Controller with touch screen control
  • Exact product spacing after pressing
  • Works in conjunction with AM’s special patented pocket wheel load system
  • Automatic dough detection system (presses only when dough balls are present)


  • Height: 74″
  • Platen Size: 39″ x 45″
  • Platen Size: 54″ x 54″
  • Press Force: Adjustable
  • Press Time: Adjustable
  • Temperature Range: Ambient to 550F


  • Overseas voltages / CE requirements are available