Sutorbilt 5M Blower
The Sutorbilt 5M Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series. The current series is the “S” series, so new 5M models may be referred to as 5MS blowers. Older series include the 5MR, 5MP, 5ML, 5MF and 5MB 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 5M blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 5M blower repair.
The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 5M is typically the Roots URAI 56, 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 56 URAI blower.
Sutorbilt Legend 5M vs Roots URAI 56
|Sutorbilt Legend 5M||Roots URAI 56|
|Flow Range:||to 542 CFM||to 580 CFM|
|Max Δ Pressure:||13 psi||13 psi|
|Max Δ Vacuum:||16″ 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:||232 lb||170 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 5M blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
The current standard 5M configurations are: GAEMDSA, GAEMCSA, GAEMBSA, GAEMASA
Previous standard model numbers may include: GAEMARA, GAEMBRA, GAEMCRA, GAEMDRA, GAEMAPA, GAEMBPA, GAEMCPA, GAEMDPA, GAEMALA, GAEMBLA, GAEMCLA, GAEMDLA, GAEMAFA, GAEMBFA, GAEMCFA, GAEMDFA, GAEMABA, GAEMBBA, GAEMCBA, GAEMDBA