Combat Application Tourniquet

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$29.99

Everyone’s favorite tourniquet the Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T). This is the new GEN7 CAT with updated features!

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Description

Combat Application Tourniquet

Updated Features:

  • NEW Single Routing Buckle for faster application, decreased blood loss, effective slack removal, fewer windlass turns, and simplified training with single protocol application standards
  • Includes reinforced windlass, stabilization plate, windlass clip and writeable windlass security strap
  • Bilateral windlass clip for rapid windlass lock and bilateral buttress for added strength
  • Enhanced windlass strap changed to tactical gray and sonic welded to clip for constant contact providing safe windlass security and a place to document the application time
  • Reinforced stabilization plate with beveled contact bar

Noted as the best prehospital tourniquet in the February 2008 supplement of The Journal of Trauma

The patented C-A-T is a true one-handed tourniquet proven to be 100% effective by the U.S. Army’s Institute of Surgical Research. Tests proved that the C-A-T completely occluded blood flow of an extremity in the event of a traumatic wound with significant hemorrhage.

The C-A-T utilizes a durable windlass system with a patented free-moving internal band providing true circumferential pressure to the extremity. Once adequately tightened, bleeding will cease and the windlass is locked into place. A hook and loop windlass retention strap is then applied, securing the windlass to maintain pressure during casualty evacuation. The C-A-T’s unique dual securing system avoids the use of screws and clips which can become difficult to operate under survival stress or where fine motor skills are compromised.

The patented Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T) featuring the proprietary red tip design and the mechanical advantage of a band within a band has been the Official Tourniquet of the U.S. Army since 2005. The innovations in the C-A-T are protected by U.S. Patent Nos. 7,842,067 and 7,892,253.

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Color

Black, Orange

10 reviews for Combat Application Tourniquet

  1. Amos (verified owner)

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    hard to go wrong with the best TQ on the scene

  2. Mark Wolf (verified owner)

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  3. Michael Garrrison (verified owner)

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  7. Patrick M. (verified owner)

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    Speaks for itself carry the gear to save your life.

  8. Zack Dahlman (verified owner)

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  9. James (verified owner)

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    I took advantage of the “Cash for Clunkers” and turned in 3 RATS tournquets and got a discount on 3 CATs. Great deal. Excellent communication. Quick turnaround and shipping. Highly recommended!

  10. Michael V. (verified owner)

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    Great product shipped quickly

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