Sutorbilt 3H Blower
The Sutorbilt 3H Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series. The current series is the “S” series, so new 3H models may be referred to as 3HS blowers. Older series include the 3HR, 3HP, 3HL, 3HF and 3HB blowers.
pdblowers is a distributor and agent for Howden Roots, the largest manufacturer of positive displacement blowers. We offer repair and replacement services for the Sutorbilt 3H blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 3H blower repair.
The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 3H is typically the Roots URAI 32, although it is always recommended to check your specific performance requirements when selecting a blower. A basic comparison of specs is below; for more information or to buy online, click here for the Roots 32 URAI blower.
Sutorbilt Legend 3H vs Roots URAI 32
|Sutorbilt Legend 3H||Roots URAI 32|
|Flow Range:||to 138 CFM||to 142 CFM|
|Max Δ Pressure:||15 psi||15 psi|
|Max Δ Vacuum:||16″ Hg||16″ Hg|
|Connection:||1.25″ FPT||1.25″ FPT|
|Drive End Lubrication:||Grease||Grease|
|Gear End Lubrication:||Oil||Oil|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Horizontal Unit):||18 oz||16 oz|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Vertical Unit):||9 oz||8.5 oz|
|Recommended Oil:||Aeon PD||Roots Synthetic|
|Unit Weight:||88 lb||69 lb|
|Configurations:||LHC, RHC, BHC, THC||LHC, RHC, BHC, THC|
*Mounting feet – Universal mounting feet allow the blower to be mounted in a horizontal or vertical position
**Configurations – This refers to the placement of the driveshaft and orientation of the blower. Click here for more information.
Sutorbilt Model Numbers
Model numbers consist of 7 characters and will be stamped on a nameplate on the blower. The first four characters will be the same for all of the 3H blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
The current standard 3H configurations are: GABHCRA, GABHDRA, GABHARA, GABHBRA
Previous standard model numbers may include: GABHARA, GABHBRA, GABHCRA, GABHDRA, GABHAPA, GABHBPA, GABHCPA, GABHDPA, GABHALA, GABHBLA, GABHCLA, GABHDLA, GABHAFA, GABHBFA, GABHCFA, GABHDFA, GABHABA, GABHBBA, GABHCBA, GABHDBA