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 Howden 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|
|Connection:||5″ FPT||5″ 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:||366 lb||285 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 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
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