Product Description

Sutorbilt 6M Blower

The Sutorbilt 6M Positive Displacement Blower is a model in Gardner Denver’s Sutorbilt Legend series.  The current series is the “T” series, so new 6M models may be referred to as 6MT blowers.  Older series include the 6MS, 6MR, 6MP, 6ML, 6MF and 6MB blowers.

pdblowers is a distributor and agent for Roots, the largest manufacturer of positive displacement blowers.  We offer repair and replacement services for the Sutorbilt 6M blower. Click here to learn more about Sutorbilt 6M blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a Sutorbilt Legend 6M is typically the Roots URAI 68, 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 68 URAI blower.

Sutorbilt Legend 6M vs Roots URAI 68

Sutorbilt Legend 6M Roots URAI 68
Flow Range: to 815 CFM to 845 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 14 psi 14 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 16″ Hg 16″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 2350 2350
Minimum RPM: 637 636
Max ΔT: 180˚F 240˚F
Connection: 5″ FPT 5″ FPT
Shaft Dia.: 1.375″ 1.375″
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: 366 lb 285 lb
Mounting feet: Universal Universal
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 6M blower models. The last three characters will indicate the configuration, series and basic options for the specific blower.

The current standard 6M configurations are: GAFMDTA, GAFMCTA, GAFMBTA, GAFMATA

Sutorbilt Model Numbers

Previous standard model numbers may include: GAFMDSA, GAFMCSA, GAFMBSA, GAFMASA, GAFMARA, GAFMBRA, GAFMCRA, GAFMDRA, GAFMAPA, GAFMBPA, GAFMCPA, GAFMDPA, GAFMALA, GAFMBLA, GAFMCLA, GAFMDLA, GAFMAFA, GAFMBFA, GAFMCFA, GAFMDFA, GAFMABA, GAFMBBA, GAFMCBA, GAFMDBA