Product Description

Sutorbilt 5L Blower

The Sutorbilt 5L Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series.  The current series is the “S” series, so new 5L models may be referred to as 5LS blowers.  Older series include the 5LR, 5LP, 5LL, 5LF and 5LB 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 5L blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 5L blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 5L is typically the Roots URAI 59, 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 59 URAI blower.

Sutorbilt Legend 5L vs Roots URAI 59

Sutorbilt Legend 5L Roots URAI 59
Flow Range: to 953 CFM to 857 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 7 psi 7 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 14″ Hg 15″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 2850 2850
Minimum RPM: 1500 763
Max ΔT: 160˚F 225˚F
Connection: 4″ FPT 4″ FPT
Shaft Dia.: 1.125″ 1.125″
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: 306 lb 204 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 5L blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.

The current standard 5L configurations are: GAELDSA, GAELCSA, GAELBSA, GAELASA

Sutorbilt Model Numbers

Previous standard model numbers may include: GAELARA, GAELBRA, GAELCRA, GAELDRA, GAELAPA, GAELBPA, GAELCPA, GAELDPA, GAELALA, GAELBLA, GAELCLA, GAELDLA, GAELAFA, GAELBFA, GAELCFA, GAELDFA, GAELABA, GAELBBA, GAELCBA, GAELDBA