Product Description

CP 6008 Blower from MD Pneumatics / Tuthill

The 6008 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 6008 blower repair.

The Roots equivalent for a 6008 blower is the Roots 68 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 68 URAI blower.

Tuthill 6008 vs Roots 68 URAI

CP 6008 URAI 68
Flow Range: to 798 CFM to 845 CFM
Max Δ Pressure: 14 psi 14 psi
Max Δ Vacuum: 16″ Hg 16″ Hg
Maximum RPM: 2350 2350
Minimum RPM: 700 636
Max ΔT: 240˚F 240˚F
Connection: 5″ NPT 5″ NPT
Shaft Dia.: 1.375″ 1.375″
Drive End Lubrication: Grease Grease
Gear End Lubrication: Oil Oil
Required Oil for Horizontal Unit: 25.5 ounces 52.1 ounces
Required Oil for Vertical Unit: 16.9 ounces 28.3 ounces
Unit Weight: 310 lb 285 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 6008-A6L2CV1.  Please note older part numbers had a different structure: example 6008-21L2.