PD Blowers on Wheels: Reliable Helpers for Everyday Life

Carpet cleaning, building insulation and crop dusting have one thing in common – blowers, mounted on trucks.

Have you heard of retrofitting building insulation with the help of a blower? This method allows for insulating both brick veneer and double brick walls. The building cavity walls are filled with blown insulation material fed from a hopper. In this case insulation material, hopper and blower are mounted on a vehicle.

In fogging applications, air supplied by blowers is mixed with a liquid and pressed via the nozzle to create a fine mist. For example, insecticide solution, combined with air, gets atomized and sprayed as small droplets. This process is used for crop dusting, fruit spraying, tree fogging and pest control.

For carpet cleaning, mobile carpet cleaning machines use a hot water extraction method, and a blower provides suction to lift dirt from the carpet.

Other typical uses of vehicle mounted blowers are pneumatic loading / unloading of food products, animal feeds and minerals. Mobile blowers are also used for cleaning purposes, such as drain cleansing, vacuum cleaning, or mobile waste cleaning.

Typical GE Roots models used for these applications are URAI, compact blowers engineered for continuous use with maximum reliability. These blowers have a time tested lubrication system. GE’s exclusive “figure-8” gearbox design improves oil distribution to the timing gears and lengthens bearing life.

Oversized anti-friction bearings are used, with a heavy duty cylindrical roller bearing at the drive shaft to withstand V-belt pull. Viton™ lip seals maintain proper lubricant at the bearings.

Other characteristics of URAI model range:

  • Very cost effective design
  • Pressures to 1034 mbar
  • Vacuums to 539 mbar
  • Flows to 4026 m3/hr
  • Available with metric drive shaft and pipe connections
  • Gas tight blowers available
  • Detachable feet, allowing you to mount the blower into your custom system

Contact us to check which model of the roots blower will be the best match for your application.

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