The Rapid Application Tourniquet System is the fastest tourniquet on the market and is used to stop massive hemorraging due to trauma. The R.A.T.S. uses a solid elastic core of proprietary material with a polyester sheath, combined with a patented locking mechanism to make an incredibly fast tourniquet to apply to self or others. No other tourniquet compares to the R.A.T.S. when being used under stress in terms of time or ease of use.
The R.A.T.S. is:
- Easy to learn and use
- Simple design allows for one handed use
- Takes up minimal space allowing you to store almost anywhere
- Works on all limb sizes, i.e. adults, working dogs and children
- Proven to be effective in occluding blood flow in both upper & lower extremities by the U.S. Army's Institute of Surgical Research