CAT - Combat Application Tourniquet (Gen 7)

( 7 Reviews )
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No longer the last resort, the Gen 7 CAT is the most widely-fielded tourniquet in combat theatres. Quick, effective and easy to apply with one or both hands. Single-Use only. Length: 6.5" Width: 2.4" Weight: 2.7 oz. From the North American Rescue website: "The C-A-T® GEN 7 has a single routing buckle system that (1) allows for extremely fast application and effective slack removal (2) Simplified training with single protocol directions for all applications. 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.

C-A-T® Gen 7 Requirements Driven Enhancements:

Single Routing Buckle

  1. Faster application and effective slack removal resulting in decreased blood loss and fewer windlass turns to achieve arterial occlusion
  2. Simplified training with single protocol directions for all applications

Windlass Rod

  1. Increased diameter for enhanced strength
  2. Aggressive ribbing for improved grip

Windlass Clip

  1. Bilateral beveled entry for rapid windlass lock
  2. Bilateral buttress for added strength

Windlass Strap

  1. Sonic welded to clip for constant contact
  2. Color changed to Gray for tactical considerations (Black C-A-T Only)

Stabilization Bar

  1. Reinforced, beveled contact bar maintains the plate's integrity and decreases skin pinching"

7 Reviews

Feb 9th 2018

High Quality, As Advertised

High quality, quick shipping. Don't leave home without it.

Jan 16th 2018

Very well thought out

While I can say that I've thankfully never have had to use it the CAT tourniquet is a fantastic piece of kit. The sheer wide ranging uses of a tourniquet, spanning from venom control to arterial bleeding makes it a crucial piece that is often pasted over. Once you get this particular example in hand it's pretty evident that the designers tried to put as many useful and time saving features into the design while also making it simple enough that a novice or bystander could preform or assist with it's deployment. This is a must have piece kit, especially if you carry a firearm (professionally or personally).

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