Product Description

CP 5006 Blower from MD Pneumatics / Tuthill

The 5006 CP Positive Displacement Blower is a model from Tuthill’s M-D Pneumatics division.

These units are designed to be interchangeable with equivalent Roots™ URAI models.  pdblowers is the largest distributor for Roots, the top manufacturer of positive displacement blowers, and we keep many Roots URAI blowers in stock and ready to ship.  We also offer repair services for the Tuthill Competitor blowers. Click here to learn more about Tuthill 5006 blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a 5006 blower is the Roots 56 URAI, 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 56 URAI blower. Please note the 5006 CP blower is available with 2 lobes or 3 lobes; the specs shown below apply to the 2 lobe unit.

Tuthill 5006 vs Roots 56 URAI

CP 5006 URAI 56
Flow Range: to 543 CFM to 580 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 13 psi 13 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 16″ Hg 15″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 2850 2850
Minimum RPM: 700 763
Max ΔT: 195˚F 225˚F
Connection: 4″ NPT 4″ NPT
Shaft Dia.: 1.125″ 1.125″
Drive End Lubrication: Grease Grease
Gear End Lubrication: Oil Oil
Required Oil for Horizontal Unit: 18.3 ounces 27.6 ounces
Required Oil for Vertical Unit: 7.1 ounces 16 ounces
Unit Weight: 185 lb 170 lb


Tuthill Model Numbers

Model numbers consist of 13-15 characters and will be stamped on a nameplate attached to the blower, along with the unique serial and year of manufacture.  The first four characters of the model number indicate gear diameter and rotor length. The remainder of the characters indicate other blower configuration options including the types of lubrication and seals, lobes, drive location, blower materials, etc.  An example part number is 5006-A6L2CV1.  Please note older part numbers had a different structure: example 5006-21L2.