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The Variaxis 730-5X II from Mazak (mazak.com) is designed for machining heavy-duty aluminum and steel parts with complex features. This five-axis machining center is equipped with a 50-taper spindle that reaches speeds of 10,000 rpm and 40 hp. Machine travels are 28.74 x 33.46 x 22.05 in, X, Y, Z; the rapid traverse is 1,654 ipm. It has a 24.8 x 19.7-in. table and offers an A-axis tilting rotation of 150° and a C-axis spinning rotation of ±360°, both within a minimum indexing increment of .0001°. The single-pallet machine table has a maximum table load of 1,102 lb.