Sutorbilt 6H Blower
The Sutorbilt 6H Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series. The current series is the “T” series, so new 6H models may be referred to as 6HT blowers. Older series include the 6HS, 6HR, 6HP, 6HL, 6HF and 6HB 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 6H blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 6H blower repair.
The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 6H is typically the Roots URAI 65, 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 65 URAI blower.
Sutorbilt Legend 6H vs Roots URAI 65
|Sutorbilt Legend 6H||Roots URAI 65|
|Flow Range:||to 477 CFM||to 526 CFM|
|Max Δ Pressure:||15 psi||15 psi|
|Max Δ Vacuum:||16″ Hg||16″ Hg|
|Connection:||3″ FPT||3″ FPT|
|Drive End Lubrication:||Grease||Grease|
|Gear End Lubrication:||Oil||Oil|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Horizontal Unit):||68 ounces||52.1 ounces|
|Required Oil for Gear End (Vertical Unit):||29 ounces||28.3 ounces|
|Recommended Oil:||Aeon PD||Roots Synthetic|
|Unit Weight:||318 lb||245 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 6H blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
The current standard 6H configurations are: GAFHDTA, GAFHCTA, GAFHBTA, GAFHATA
Previous standard model numbers may include: GAFHDSA, GAFHCSA, GAFHBSA, GAFHASA, GAFHARA, GAFHBRA, GAFHCRA, GAFHDRA, GAFHAPA, GAFHBPA, GAFHCPA, GAFHDPA, GAFHALA, GAFHBLA, GAFHCLA, GAFHDLA, GAFHAFA, GAFHBFA, GAFHCFA, GAFHDFA, GAFHABA, GAFHBBA, GAFHCBA, GAFHDBA