Product Description

Equalizer 6016 Blower from MD Pneumatics / Tuthill

The Equalizer 6016 Positive Displacement Blower is a model from Tuthill’s M-D Pneumatics division.

These units are designed to be interchangeable with equivalent Roots™ RAM™ models.  pdblowers is the largest distributor for Howden Roots, the top manufacturer of positive displacement blowers, and we keep many Roots RAM blower in stock and ready to ship.  We also offer repair services for the Tuthill MD Equalizer blowers. Click here to learn more about Equalizer 6016 blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a 4604 blower is the Roots 616 RAM, 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 RAM 616 blower.

MD Equalizer 6016 vs Roots RAM 616

Equalizer 4612 RAM 616
Flow Range: to 2086 CFM to 2162 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 15 psig 15 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 16″ Hg 16″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 3000 3000
Minimum RPM: 636
Max ΔT: 280˚F 230˚F
Connection: 8″ FLG 8″ FLG
Shaft Dia.: 2″ 2″
Drive End Lubrication: Oil Oil
Gear End Lubrication: Oil Oil
Required Oil for Horizontal Unit: 98 ounces 145 ounces
Required Oil for Vertical Unit: 56 ounces 83 ounces
Unit Weight: 650 lb 650 lb

Tuthill Model Numbers

Model numbers consist of 13-15 characters and will be stamped on a nameplate attached to the blower, along with the unique serial and year of manufacture.  The first four characters of the model number indicate gear diameter and rotor length. The remainder of the characters indicate other blower configuration options including the types of lubrication and seals, lobes, drive location, blower materials, etc.  An example part number is 4606-A4L2CV2