Sutorbilt 5H Blower
The Sutorbilt 5H Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series. The current series is the “S” series, so new 5H models may be referred to as 5HS blowers. Older series include the 5HR, 5HP, 5HL, 5HF and 5HB 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 5H blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 5H blower repair.
The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 5H is typically the Roots URAI 53, 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 53 URAI blower.
Sutorbilt Legend 5H vs Roots URAI 53
|Sutorbilt Legend 5H||Roots URAI 53|
|Flow Range:||to 359 CFM||to 334 CFM|
|Max Δ Pressure:||15 psi||15 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):||40 ounces||27.6 ounces|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Vertical Unit):||18 ounces||16 ounces|
|Recommended Oil:||Aeon PD||Roots Synthetic|
|Unit Weight:||210 lb||143 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 5H blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
The current standard 5H configurations are: GAEHDSA, GAEHCSA, GAEHBSA, GAEHASA
Previous standard model numbers may include: GAEHARA, GAEHBRA, GAEHCRA, GAEHDRA, GAEHAPA, GAEHBPA, GAEHCPA, GAEHDPA, GAEHALA, GAEHBLA, GAEHCLA, GAEHDLA, GAEHAFA, GAEHBFA, GAEHCFA, GAEHDFA, GAEHABA, GAEHBBA, GAEHCBA, GAEHDBA