TacMed SOF-T Tourniquet
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A tourniquet is a must have piece for any first aid kit. The The SOF Tactical tourniquet by TacMed excels in extreme reliability and strength. The machined aluminium hardware can take a beating and works flawlessly in any temperature and climate.
The SOF-T is supplied with an illustrated user manual.
We recommend this folding method if you find the standard packing style too "fat": DIY Flat Fold Method for SOFTT-W Tourniquets
SOF-T or CAT? Both of these tourniquets are superb, but there are some subtle differences. The CAT is a bit simpler and as such a bit easier to use, it is also lighter (weight 65 g). The SOF-T is extremely durable but maybe a tiny bit slower to use and heavier (weight 110 g).
The CAT is often prefered for personal use as a part of an IFAK whilst the SOF-T is maybe better suited for CLS and medic use. Nevertheless both work perfectly in any role and the most important factor in choosing a tourniquet is probably personal preference!