Product Description

ROOTS RCS Frame 817 Rotary Blowers
Roots RCS rotary blowers are heavy duty units that are center-timed for rotation in either direction. Detachable rugged steel mounting feet allow in-field adaptability to either vertical or horizontal installation requirements. The top shaft is extended for drive on side outlet blowers, and either shaft can be extended for drive on top or bottom outlet rotary blowers.

Flow Range: to 4050 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 18 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 16″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 2250
Minimum RPM: 477
Max ΔT: 230˚F (260˚F with Oil Cooler)
Connection: 10″ Flange
Shaft Dia.: 2.75″
Drive End Lubrication: Oil
Gear End Lubrication: Oil
Required Oil for Horizontal Unit: 4.8 pints Gear End
Required Oil for Horizontal Unit: 8 ounces Drive End
Required Oil for Vertical Unit: 2.06 pints Gear End
Required Oil for Vertical Unit: 8 ounces Drive End
Unit Weight: 1200 pounds (545.5 kg)
Shipping Container: Skid

*Changing the configuration of this blower does require additional work including removing the drive cover, removing the existing spring pins, rotating and repositioning the drive cover and aligning it with the shaft, and drilling new holes for the spring pins.  Repositioning of plumbing may also be required.

ROOTS BOM# 6674711T

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817 RCS Rotary Blowers

BOM Number: 70710110, 66747110 SKU: N/A Category:


  • Meets Build America Buy America Act requirements
Shipping Weight: 1300 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 54 × 32 × 42 in
Max Flow:


Max Pressure:

18 psi

Max Vacuum:

16" Hg

Max Speed:

2250 RPM