COMBAT APPLICATION TOURNIQUET®

THE FASTEST, SAFEST, MOST EFFECTIVE PREHOSPITAL TOURNIQUET IN THE WORLD

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  • Only trust the authentic Combat Application Tourniquet® - the fastest, safest, most effective prehospital field tourniquet in the world!
  • The #1 choice worldwide C-A-T® Tourniquet has saved more lives than all other prehospital tourniquets in the world combined
  • Meets & exceeds ANSI/OSHA requirements for self-applied, arterial tourniquets with a windlass or ratchet
  • Scientifically proven 100% effective & trusted by the U.S. Military
  • Made in the U.S.A. exclusively in South Carolina
Construction worker applying tourniquet on co-worker Woman applying tourniquet to man from a public access kit Military personnel applying tourniquet, and treating wound Tourniquet in an active shooter situation Woman applying training Tourniquet to man's arm Another shot of military personnel applying tourniquet
TESTED. PROVEN. TRUSTED.

  • Has been proven 100% effective by the U.S. Military
  • Awarded as one of the “Top 10 Greatest Inventions” by the U.S. Army
  • Official tourniquet of the U.S. Army
  • Used by both conventional and Special Operations forces
  • Recommended by the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC)
  • A true one-handed tourniquet
  • Designed to perform in all weather conditions
  • Proven to be effective in pediatric emergencies*
  • Small and cost-effective

*Harcke, H., et al. (2019). Adult Tourniquet for Use in School-Age Emergencies. Pediatrics, 143(6): e20183447.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-3447

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1. WINDLASS CLIP
  • Rapid windlass lock from either side
  • Durable construction keeps windlass secure
2. STABILIZATION PLATE
  • Reinforced beveled contact bar provides stable pressure under windlass
3. FREE-MOVING INTERNAL BAND
  • Evenly distributed pressure stops bleeding safer by requiring less force
  • Minimizes friction during application
4. WINDLASS STRAP
  • Simplifies effective slack removal
  • Allows for faster application which helps decrease blood loss
5. WINDLASS ROD
  • Large diameter for strength
  • Aggressive ribbing for better grip
  • Twist for additional tightening of the tourniquet to stop bleeding
6. ROUTING BUCKLE
  • Reinforced beveled contact bar provides stable pressure under windlass
7. RED TIP TECHNOLOGY®
  • Red elliptical tip
  • Easily feeds through buckle
EXPLORE THE C-A-T® IN 3D
  • Click HERE to launch the 3D viewer where you can zoom and rotate around a three dimensional model of the Gen 7 C-A-T® Tourniquet and explore its features
FIND OUT MORE
In addition to the C-A-T® Tourniquet being the fastest, safest, and most effective prehospital tourniquet in the world - it’s also the most studied. There’s a reason that it is the official tourniquet of the U.S. Army and widely trusted and accepted across all branches of the military, in every industry of first response, and for public access. Check out these articles and videos highlighting the uses and benefits of the C-A-T® Tourniquet.
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