This standard specifies performance requirements and test methods for assessing performance. Requirements include those listed below: 1.Complete occlusion of arterial blood flow in thigh 2.Capable of easy release and re-application 3.Application time 60 seconds 4.Simplicity and ease of application in the tactical environment (dark, cold, hot, wet, sand, mud, or ice) 5.Minimal familiarization required for correct application 6.Locking device/technique to ensure no slipping or loosening of the tourniquet 7.Durability at extreme temperatures
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.
Developed by Subcommittee: E54.04
Staff Manager: Kevin Shanahan
Date Initiated: 12-06-2016
Technical Contact: Casandra Robinson