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Alternative to PVC Frame
« on: September 04, 2007, 02:07:02 PM »
Hello.

Does anyone know a good alternative to PVC plastic for use in robots? I was originally considering using it in the frame for my project since its very durable and workable, but I hear to contains toxic materials and a lot of big organizations like Honda and Microsoft are disusing it. It looks like a lot of robot shops like Jameco robot shop are discontinuing their PVC products as well (was on the phone with them today). Does anyone know where I can find some good sheet, rod, and tube plastic that's still durable and workable, without having it being PVC?
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Re: Alternative to PVC Frame
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2007, 08:25:57 AM »
Go to mcmaster.com and type in 'plastic' at the top left search bar :P

My favorites are HDPE, acrylic, and delrin.

 


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