Originally Posted by Dana
I contacted the manufacturer and he said:
Acrylic AKA Plexiglass we sell is completely UV stable Acrylic does NOT yellow in the sunlight.
My father-in-law has a Lexan rear window in his 1966 Dodge Coronet drag car. Even after years (9+) in the Florida sun it has not cracked.
Hmmm. Ya learn something new everyday!
I had assumed that you would just be using plexiglass.
You might want to look into polycarbonate. It is carbon fiber reinforced acrylic.
A guy I know has made several fairly large robots out of the stuff.