Product Description

Sutorbilt 3M Blower

The Sutorbilt 3M Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series.  The current series is the “S” series, so new 3M models may be referred to as 3MS blowers.  Older series include the 3MR, 3MP, 3ML, 3MF and 3MB 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 3M blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 3M blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 3M is typically the Roots URAI 33, 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 33 URAI blower.

Sutorbilt Legend 3M vs Roots URAI 33

Sutorbilt Legend 3M Roots URAI 33
Flow Range: to 186 CFM to 195 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 12 psi 12 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 15″ Hg 15″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 3600 3600
Minimum RPM: 1091 1090
Max ΔT: 180˚F 225˚F
Connection: 2″ NPT 2″ NPT
Shaft Dia.: 0.75″ 0.75″
CFR: 0.06 0.0616
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: 110 lb 74 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.

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

The current standard 3M configurations are: GABMCSA, GABMDSA, GABMASA, GABMBSA

Sutorbilt Model Numbers

Previous standard model numbers may include: GABMARA, GABMBRA, GABMCRA, GABMDRA, GABMAPA, GABMBPA, GABMCPA, GABMDPA, GABMALA, GABMBLA, GABMCLA, GABMDLA, GABMAFA, GABMBFA, GABMCFA, GABMDFA, GABMABA, GABMBBA, GABMCBA, GABMDBA