Product Description

Sutorbilt 3L Blower

The Sutorbilt 3L Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series.  The current series is the “S” series, so new 3L models may be referred to as 3LS blowers.  Older series include the 3LR, 3LP, 3LL, 3LF and 3LB 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 3L blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 3L blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 3L is typically the Roots URAI 36, 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 36 URAI blower.

Sutorbilt Legend 3L vs Roots URAI 36

Sutorbilt Legend 3L Roots URAI 36
Flow Range: to 350 CFM to 330 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 7 psi 7 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 14″ Hg 15″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 3600 3600
Minimum RPM: 1760 1090
Max ΔT: 1860˚F 225˚F
Connection: 2.5″ FPT 2.5″ FPT
Shaft Dia.: 0.75″ 0.75″
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: 132 lb 102 lb
Mounting feet: Universal Universal
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. Note that for Sutorbilt the default configuration is a right hand driveshaft, while Roots has a left hand driveshaft as their default.

Sutorbilt Model Numbers

The current standard 3L configurations are: GABLCRA, GABLDRA, GABLARA, GABLBRA

Current 3L Models Catalog #
GABLDSA 3LS-RHC (or 3L RHC)
GABLCSA 3LS-LHC (or 3L LHC)
GABLASA 3LVS-BHC (or 3LV BHC)
GABLBSA 3LVS-THC (or 3LV THC)

 

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 3M blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
Sutorbilt Model Numbers

Previous standard model numbers may include: GABLARA (3LVR-THC), GABLBRA (3LVR-BHC), GABLCRA (3LR-LHC), GABLDRA (3LR-RHC), GABLAPA (3LVP-THC), GABLBPA (3LVP-BHC), GABLCPA (3LP-LHC), GABLDPA (3LP-RHC), GABLALA (3LVL-THC), GABLBLA (3LVL-BHC), GABLCLA (3LL-LHC), GABLDLA (3LL-RHC), GABLAFA (3LVF-THC), GABLBFA (3LVF-BHC), GABLCFA (3LF-LHC), GABLDFA (3LF-RHC), GABLABA (3LVB-THC), GABLBBA (3LVB-BHC), GABLCBA (3LB-LHC), GABLDBA (3LB-RHC)