Tourniquets work only on arm and leg injuries. It is widely applied in emergencies, in surgery, or in post-operative rehabilitation. It uses external pressure to a limb or extremity so as to limit – but not stop – the flow of blood. They can be operated with one-hand in seconds. There are no screws or complicated clips to mess with when seconds count. We now have 3 different types of tourniquets: SOF tourniquet, CAT tourniquet, and disposable tourniquet.
The Special Operations Force Tactical Tourniquet (SOF) is featured in high-strength and light-weight, its hook and buckle interface is designed for security, strength, and ease of application. The design allows for rapid routing of the tourniquet strap while eliminating the need for re-threading the webbing through a buckle. They are durable and sturdy that is able to ensure reliability in the most challenging of circumstances and on the largest of limbs.
The Combat Application Tourniquet(CAT) is the choice of the US Army which is more costly than any tourniquet on the market but it is up to very strict standards. It features a windlass hook and loop retention strap that allows for easy locking into place so you can have time asking for help.
The latex-free Disposable Tourniquetis inexpensive and very similar to the typical tourniquets used at hospitals and other medical facilities when you have blood work done. It plays a great role in infection control which can effectively avoid further harm to the wounded. This disposable tourniquet is also an essential tool in the first aid kit or emergency rescue situations. Moreover, this kind of disposable tourniquet is also excellent for use as a secondary tourniquet if you have already used your more rugged one but need some extra pressure for a serious injury. There are several colors available including blue, orange, yellow, green and red.
This buckle belt tourniquet is made of latex-free polymer material. Because of its easy operation and high efficiency, it has been used in military, medical aid, artery bleeding, etc. Also, it is essential for the individual, family and sports team to keep in their first aid kits.
The First Aid Tourniquet is elastic and made of non-latex material which is gentle to the skin. It can be easily operated by one hand to tighten and loosen with the adjustable buckle. This product is mainly used for stopping the massive hemorrhage of limbs on field conditions or in a normal pre-hospital emergency.
The military tourniquet can easily self-operated and quickly control life-threatening extremity bleeding. It is designed to perform in all weather conditions and can be widely used in most emergency situations. According to the record, it has been issued to more than one million military personnel.
This SOF military tourniquet features an outstanding ability to control extremity bleeding, lightweight to carry, high level of reliability and ease of application. Besides, it is an effective and convenient device can be used in a high-stress and harsh environment. So it becomes the choice of most military combat troops all over the world.