We all know how tape works, but do you really know how to choose the BEST tape for the right application? Surprisingly, there’s a lot to consider when choosing the right tape for the job, but one thing you can always count on is Shurtape.

Shurtape is the leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive tape for the most heavy-duty jobs out there. T-Rex tape is one of their most popular tapes, and is made from super tough, premium co-extruded cloth, making it the strongest duct tape on the market. Even in harsh weather conditions and on rough surfaces, T-Rex tape is a monster of a tape. The waterproof, reinforced backing paired with twice the adhesive delivers ferociously strong staying power–as you might assume based on the name!

What Makes This Tape So Strong?

T-Rex tape sticks quickly, even on rough, porous or dirty surfaces including brick, concrete, wood, and vinyl. Whether you’re making repairs on the jobsite or patching a hole in a work boot, T-Rex tape has got you covered. The backing is made of a waterproof polyethylene film with a cloth carrier. It is a co-extruded tape, which means that it is made by binding the three layers of the tape–polyethylene backing, cloth, and adhesive–together in a single step under a high temperature. You can tell if a tape is co-extruded by the dotted appearance on the backing, rather than the horizontal stripes of cloth that appear on laminated tape. Bonding the tape in this way creates an airtight seal that is waterproof and wont peel apart or break under pressure or harsh conditions.

The powerful adhesive on T-Rex tape is made from a natural rubber and has a tensile strength of 52 lbs./in. in width, which is stronger than both general-purpose and military grade duct tape. This tape can be used efficiently in any temperatures ranging from 32°F to 200°F, so you know that in most climates you will have a secure seal. T-Rex tape is available at Ohio Power Tool in black and white versions to match whatever surface you’re working on.

T-Rex Brute Force Tape

If you need something even stronger, the new Shurtape T-Rex Brute Force Tape holds the Guinness World Record for being undeniably the strongest duct tape on the market. This heavy-duty tape can be used for securing, hauling, binding, and repairing applications. It’s even so strong that it can be used as an alternative for ropes and chains.

The Brute Force tape is constructed with Forge-Link Technology, which is an extreme tensile cloth. One loop of T-Rex Brute Force tape holds 700+ pounds of weight with one strip–enough to pull a dumpster, sport motorcycle, ATV, or a vending machine.  Pretty impressive right? This tape is so strong you cannot rip it by hand, so you need a utility knife or scissors. T-Rex Brute Force tape can also withstand severe pressure while still being UV resistant and waterproof to stay strong in outdoor applications, succeeding where other duct tapes fall short.

If you want to learn more about T-Rex Tape, T-Rex Brute Force, or any other tape options from Shurtape available at Ohio Power Tool, give us a call at 800-242-4424, email us at sales@ohiopowertool.com, or leave a comment below for assistance. We’re always happy to help! To be the first to know about new products and deals, subscribe to our e-newsletter and follow us on social media!