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<R18>Custom Plastic Clarification


66994W
15-Aug-2023

<R18>

According to robot rule <R18> "c. Plastic may be mechanically altered by cutting, drilling, bending, etc. It cannot be chemically treated, melted, or cast. Heating polycarbonate to aid in bending is acceptable.", heating to bend plastic is acceptable.

We want to confirm whether vacuum forming plastic would be legal to use on our robot.

Answered by committee
24-Aug-2023

We want to confirm whether vacuum forming plastic would be legal to use on our robot.

Vacuum-formed plastic is not legal for use on VRC Robots, with the exception of non-functional decorations as allowed by rule <R8>.