Polycarbonate plastic (trade names Lexan, Makrolon, Hyzod, Cyrolon) is wonderful for machining. It can be cut and drilled very smoothly.
Being clear, it lets you see what's going on inside the robot!
Does not conduct electricity or interfere with radio signals.
Size: 20.32x25.4cm (8x10")
Two thicknesses: 1.59mm (1/16"), 3.18mm (1/8")
Polycarbonate Density: 1.24g/cm3 (0.717oz/in3)
Tensile Strength: 713kgf/cm2 (10kpsi)
Weight (8x10" sheet):
- 1/16": 91g (3.58 oz)
- 1/8": 182g (7.17 oz)