Sutorbilt 4M Blower
The Sutorbilt 4M Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series. The current series is the “S” series, so new 4M models may be referred to as 4MS blowers. Older series include the 4MR, 4MP, 4ML, 4MF and 4MB 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 4M blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 4M blower repair.
The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 4M is typically the Roots URAI 45, 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 45 URAI blower.
Sutorbilt Legend 4M vs Roots URAI 45
|Sutorbilt Legend 4M||Roots URAI 45|
|Flow Range:||to 376 CFM||to 395 CFM|
|Max Δ Pressure:||10 psi||10 psi|
|Max Δ Vacuum:||16″ Hg||15″ Hg|
|Connection:||2.5″ FPT||2.5″ FPT|
|Drive End Lubrication:||Grease||Grease|
|Gear End Lubrication:||Oil||Oil|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Horizontal Unit):||24 ounces||22.8 ounces|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Vertical Unit):||14 ounces||12.7 ounces|
|Recommended Oil:||Aeon PD||Roots Synthetic|
|Unit Weight:||160 lb||109 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 4M blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
The current standard 4M configurations are: GACMCSA, GACMDSA, GACMASA, GACMBSA
Previous standard model numbers may include: GACMARA, GACMBRA, GACMCRA, GACMDRA, GACMAPA, GACMBPA, GACMCPA, GACMDPA, GACMALA, GACMBLA, GACMCLA, GACMDLA, GACMAFA, GACMBFA, GACMCFA, GACMDFA, GACMABA, GACMBBA, GACMCBA, GACMDBA