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|
|Connection:||4″ FPT||4″ 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:||306 lb||204 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 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
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