C-A-T Tourniquet Gen 7 (North American Rescue)
The C-A-T is a true one-handed tourniquet proven to be 100% effective by the U.S. Army’s Institute of Surgical Research.
proved that the C-A-T completely occluded blood flow of an extremity in
the event of a traumatic wound with significant hemorrhage.
C-A-T utilizes a durable windlass system with a free-moving internal
band providing true circumferential pressure to the extremity.
adequately tightened, bleeding will cease and the windlass is locked
A Hook and Loop 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