After the entire analysis and testing, we discovered that Duck Max Energy has probably the most balanced attributes of any of the examined tapes, making it the only option for probably the most duties and a real general-purpose duct tape. In comparison with the opposite general-use tapes we examined, it has the strongest adhesive and the best materials energy, but at 11.5 mils, it nonetheless has quite a lot of flexibility and is simple to wrap round curved or uneven objects, just like the finger of a glove or a battered pair of labor boots. It additionally has some stretch, so it tightly kinds in opposition to sharp corners and edges. However even with this flexibility, it’s nonetheless thick sufficient that it doesn’t always flop over on itself throughout use. It has nice adherence to a variety of surfaces, together with wooden, glass, poly and concrete. It unwinds simply from the roll and tears in a pleasant, clear, straight line with no annoying strands unwinding alongside the periphery.