We’ve all been there. The strap snaps on your shoe leaving you tripping down the sidewalk. Or a book-filled backpack strap gives out had you have to drag your bag home. Or you’re debuting a new bathing suit and after the first dive the strap breaks and that’s the end of the pool for you.
This got me thinking – what is the strongest kind of strap connection?
“Traditional” laptop bags have a fabric strap which is sewn in:
A tote bag strap connection often looks like this:
For my bag, I am hoping to have a hardware connection. Something simple like this:
Or maybe something more interesting like this:
But now I’m really wondering what is best. Any suggestions? Engineers out there with a good answer? Let me know.