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6A: The GEN 6 CAT has two slits in the buckle.
6B: The GEN 7 CAT buckle only has one slit you need to thread the strap through.
6C: Here, the band routes though just one slit in the GEN 7 CAT buckle.
6D: Here, the band is routed though both slits in the GEN 6 CAT buckle.
6E: The buckle rotates inappropriately when a rescuer pulls the traction off center.
6F: A loop left in the Velcro can get caught in the buckle.
6G: A doubled-up strap is looped and jammed in the buckle of this tourniquet.
6H: Grasping the buckle on each side with the thumb and middle finger can prevent the buckle from rotating.
6I: An excessive “death grip” on the Velcro band while routing it over the extremity can cause the band to adhere to itself along the long (longitudinal) axis and often bind up when pulling it through the slit.