Multiple Amputation Trauma Trainer (MATT) From Trauma FX

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Earlier this year I had a chance to talk with TraumaFX about their incredible trauma trainer, which has amazing potential in military, EMS and fire rescue scenarios. Trauma F/X is apart of KGS, a Kforce, Inc. company. Check out our video interview below to get up close and personal with MATT!

“The TraumaFX Multiple Amputation Trauma Trainer (MATT) is a ruggedized, tetherless, remote controlled trauma trainer that delivers high-fidelity simulations of lower-body blast injuries commonly caused by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other explosive devices.

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Jointly developed by KGS and the U.S. Army ARL-STTC, MATT employs state-of-the-art special effects materials and technologies to deliver incredibly realistic visual and tactile stimuli with lifelike response to treatment. Tourniquets must be applied with a realistic amount of force to control hemorrhaging and responders can use pressure on arterial pressure points to occlude bleeding.”

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MATT Series 1500 Features:

  • Realistic, resilient and water resistant
  • Full-motion animatronics combined with practical special effects technology
  • Specially formulated synthetic tissue with unparalleled realism and durability
  • Highly realistic visual and tactile stimuli
  • Accurately simulates pulse bleeding and the effects of tourniquet application
  • Multiple tourniquet points
  • CFCC approved spread-spectrum radio controller
  • Remote Control (RC) transmitter line-of-sight range is several hundred yards; in-house range is several hundred feet (depending on structure)
  • Arterial bleeding from both legs
  • Crepitus to cue for crushed pelvic region
  • Can be used with human actors
  • Durable urethane core
  • Solid state electronics
  • Optional interchangeable priapism
  • Scrotal avulsion
  • Easy to clean and maintain after use

To learn more, visit the MATT Trauma F/X website!


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