I want to lasercut a green LEGO baseplate for a project, but cannot cut a plastic with the laser if it contains PVC or Vinyl.
Does anyone know if the green baseplates are free from these materials.
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LEGO baseplates are made from ABS plastic, like most of the opaque rigid plastic LEGO elements since 1970. ABS is a thermoplastic consisting of a styrene monomer with the addition of an acrylonitrile momomer and a butadiene monomer. There is no PVC or vinyl present.
I suggest reviewing this thread for more on laser-cutting ABS. It is not a trivial matter to get a good result.
Edited to add: In response to a query from a "safe toy" website, LEGO categorically stated that they do not use PVC in any of their products except in rare instances like electrical wiring insulation.