Sutorbilt 6L Blower
The Sutorbilt 6L Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series. The current series is the “T” series, so new 6L models may be referred to as 6LT blowers. Older series include the 6LS, 6LR, 6LP, 6LL, 6LF and 6LB 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 6L blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 6L blower repair.
The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 6L is typically the Roots URAI 615, 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 615 URAI blower.
Sutorbilt Legend 6L vs Roots URAI 615
|Sutorbilt Legend 6L||Roots URAI 615|
|Flow Range:||to 1614 CFM||to 1583 CFM|
|Max Δ Pressure:||7 psi||7 psi|
|Max Δ Vacuum:||14″ Hg||12″ Hg|
|Connection:||6″ Flange||6″ Flange|
|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:||538 lb||425 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 6L blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.
The current standard 6L configurations are: GAFLDTA, GAFLCTA, GAFLBTA, GAFLATA
Previous standard model numbers may include: GAFLDSA, GAFLCSA, GAFLBSA, GAFLASA, GAFLARA, GAFLBRA, GAFLCRA, GAFLDRA, GAFLAPA, GAFLBPA, GAFLCPA, GAFLDPA, GAFLALA, GAFLBLA, GAFLCLA, GAFLDLA, GAFLAFA, GAFLBFA, GAFLCFA, GAFLDFA, GAFLABA, GAFLBBA, GAFLCBA, GAFLDBA