For 3/4" (20 mm) to 2 1/2" (75 mm) Drain Lines

  • 1⁄4" (6 mm) cables best for 3/4" (20 mm) to 1 1/2" (40 mm) lines
  • 5⁄16" (8 mm) cables best for 3/4" (20 mm) to 1 1/2" (40 mm) lines
  • 3⁄8" (10 mm) cables best for 1 1/4" (30 mm) to 2 1/2" (75 mm) lines

Features

  • Excellent for small line cleaning. Opens clogged lavatory, sink lines, urinals, and tub/shower drains.
  • Advanced two-way AUTOFEED® keeps hands and work area clean – advances & retrieves cable with push of a lever.
  • Manual Version has a slide action chuck for quick locking/releasing of cable (Not available in Europe)
  • Lightweight, easy-to-use, no setup required.
  • Variable speed power unit rotates cable 0-600 RPMs.
  • Two-piece twist lock canister with interchangeable inner drum - Makes cable changeout simple; easy to match the right cable for the job.
  • Inner drum prevents water leaks and greatly reduces cable flip-over inside the drum
  • Drums won't rust or dent-ever
  • Drum Capacity: 50' (15 m) of 5⁄16" (8 mm) or 35' (11 m) of 3⁄8" (10 mm).
  • Includes RIDGID® drain cleaning gloves and operator’s manual.
  • Approved by CSA to CSA and UL Standards (115V only)

Inner Core Cables

(Models C-1IC, C-6IC, C-13IC, C-2IC, C-23IC)

  • Vinyl-wrapped inner core to prevent core from rusting to spring – enhances cable life.
  • Compression wound for strength.
  • Resists kinking; negotiates tough bends and traps.
  • Provides good flexibility and cleaning power to the cable end.

Ordering Information

 
Catalog Number Model No. Description Voltage (V) Weight
lb. kg
36023 K-45-5  K-45 Machine with: - C-1lC, 5/16" x 25' Inner Core Cable w/Inner Drum - C-6, 3/8" x 35' Cable w/Inner Drum - T-250, Five -Piece Tool Set for 3/8" Cable - C-6429 Carrying Case  115  34.0  15.4 
38678 K-45AF  K-45AF Sink Machine  

Cables

Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
50652 S-2  1/4" (6 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Funnel Auger  3 1/2  1.60 
50657 S-3  1/4" (6 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) with Funnel Auger  2.20 
62225 C-1  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Bulb Auger  3 1/2  1.60 
56782 C-1IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) Inner Core with Bulb Auger  1.80 
89400 C-21  5/16" (8 mm) x 50' (15,2 m) with Bulb Auger  3.20 
56792 C-13IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) Inner Core with Bulb Auger  5 1/2  2.50 
62235 C-2  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Drop Head Auger  3 1/2  1.60 
56787 C-2IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) Inner Core with Drop Head Auger  1.80 
89405 C-22  5/16" (8 mm) x 50' (15,2 m) with Drop Head Auger  3.20 
56797 C-23IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) Inner Core with Drop Head Auger  5 1/2  2.50 
62245 C-4  3/8" (10mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Male Coupling  4 1/2  2.00 
62250 C-5  3/8" (10mm) x 35' (10,7 m) with Bulb Auger  8 1/4  3.80 
62260 C-6  3/8" (10 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) with Male Coupling  8 1/4  3.80 
96037 C-6IC  3/8" (10mm) x 35' (10,7 m) Inner Core with Male Coupling  8 1/2  4.00 

Tools

Catalog Number Model No. Description Replac. Blade(s)
62990 T-201  Straight Auger, 5" (125 mm) Long 
62995 T-202  Bulb Auger, 1 1⁄8" (29 mm) O.D. 
63000 T-203  Bulb Auger 7⁄8" (22 mm) O.D. 
54837 T-204  “C” Cutter 1" (25 mm)  54832 
63005 T-205  “C” Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97835 
63010 T-206  Funnel Auger, 3" (80 mm) Long 
63030 T-210  Spade Cutter, 1" (25 mm)  97905 
63035 T-211  Spade Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97825 
63040 T-212  Spade Cutter, 1 3⁄4" (45 mm)  92850 
63045 T-213  4-Blade Cutter, 1" (25 mm)  97795 
63050 T-214  4-Blade Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97910 
63055 T-215  4-Blade Cutter, 1 3⁄4" (45 mm)  97915 
63065 T-217  Drop Head Auger, 4" (110 mm) Long 
55457 T-225  Retrieving Auger 
52812 T-230  H-D “C” Cutter, 2" (50 mm)  92815 
52817 T-231  H-D “C” Cutter, 2 1⁄2" (65 mm)  92820 
52822 T-232  H-D “C” Cutter, 3" (80 mm)  92835 
48482 T-250  Tool Set includes: T-203, T-205, T-210, T-217, A-13   

Accessories

Catalog Number Model No. Description
68917   K-45 Inner-Drum 
89410 C-6429  Carrying Case 
98072   C-6IC Cable Kit including: Inner Drum, C-6IC Cable, Torque Arm, T-250 Tool Set 
23908 A-39AF  Drum Front and AUTOFEED Assembly 
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Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 29 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works like a charm I waited for several years to buy this being the cost. I brought the ridged hand spinner than to a newer one that you could attach a drill to the end. I got tired of it taking so long and went ahead and ordered the K 45AF, it worked just as shown on the videos on the website. Very easy to use and never got stuck in the 25' of pipe I was Rodder to clean a slow kitchen drain twice because of the eases of use. I could not believe how fast I was able to go through all the turns in the pipes. I only wish they would of put a 35' long Rodder my new house is 30' wide before the kitchen drain goes into the main drain and the 25' was too short. There was no other clean out without cutting the ceiling so I ordered the 50' one and can't wait to clean the slow drain and should be a breeze. September 1, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Works fine but can be imprived a bit It would be greate to add a meter counter to know approximatly where is the head of the cable. It seams not very easy to change de cable for the one with options, maybe better to have directly the good one with normal accessory fixed on. It could also be very nice to have a special tri-pod to maintain the tool cause it's a bit heavy during operation time. August 21, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very easy to use in tight spots. I have been a plumber for more than 30 years, Ridgid Tools have always been part of my business, such us Pipe Formers, Benders, Wrenches,Spanners and Drain Clearing. The K-45 is just fantastic, and with Ridgid life time guaranty you can`t go wrong. August 10, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by poor quality i bought K-45 with auto feed at HD. Read lots of reviews. Start with 5/16 snake, didn't go through on 1 1/2 pipe. Change 3/8 snake comes with another drum. Can't believe what happen to the drum. 3 out of 4 screw holding the drum fall apart. Wish I can upload the picture. Doesn't matter how I try to put back the machine. It just won't work. I'm a handyman working on many type of machine for a long time. Really didn't expect a good reputation company make a poor quality drain cleaner machine. Ridgid's engineer really need to look into the machine cost more than $500. Return to HD. Able to get money back (not suppose to have cash refund). I will never buy this machine again. Hope my complaint review will be posted. July 31, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product has excellent pro features I was working with an old drum trap did a great job. July 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect for Small Jobs I had a clogged shower that I couldn't clear no matter what I tried... Drain cleaners weren't working and my auger was just to big to get past the drain trap... I ran a camera down the closet drain and found I had roots imbedded in the shower drain just before it connected to the main line... With almost no other options I called a plumber and was quoted $100 - $150 over the phone.. I then checked the reviews on the Ridgid K-45 Sink machine and liked what I read... I went to Home Depot, but must admit I was a bit sticker shocked.. My worries were compounded by the fact that this tool isn't returnable and if it didn't work I was really really stuck... I ended up biting the bullet and the rest was smooth sailing... This K-45 (I got the auto feeder unit) worked its way past the shower trap without a bit of effort... A few moments later I watched with my camera as the K-45 made its way to the roots... I had to spend a bit of time running the K-45 back and forth through the roots as this unit only comes with a bulb head - making it a lot harder to get rid of roots... I didn't realized the head on this particular unit was fixed until after I started using it... But overall I have no complaints and its already paid for 1/3 of itself after just one job... June 29, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not sure how this tool gets good reviews I do not know how anybody says this tool is smooth running, the one i have has wobbled like a beast since day one. It throws water worse than any other drill machine i have ever used, they say the cable does not flip in the drum? Mine flips at the first resistance it finds. The levers to feed and retract are too far from my body in areas where the pipe is far under a cabinet or other tight space. I have read all the good reviews and wonder what kind of tool everyone used before that makes this one look good as I have not had any good experience with my k45af since day one, and I am a professional plumbing service tech. I have sent it back for repair and checking and they sent it back in the same condition so if that is as good as this machine is then I want my money back. Worst tool I EVER USED!!!!!! April 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by it took longet to remove the urinal than to unclog tge drain with the k45. Excellent product,easy to use, clean and efficient. March 30, 2015
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what is the different between K-45-7 and k-45af-7 ? they have the same items included, is it the k-45-7 does not include autofeed?

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You are correct. The K-45AF has an autofeed, the ones that do not have the "AF" do not have an autofeed. You can always purchase the autofeed at a later time if you need to, part number 23908 is the autofeed and front drum assembly so you can change it to the AF version.
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The only difference between the two is that the K-45 does NOT include the autofeed. AF stands for "auto feed". I highly recommend getting the optional autofeed, purchasing the K-45AF.
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No the K-45-7 does not have autofeed, you have to manually feed out the snake.
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Update: The K-45 drain Cleaner does have autofeed and return
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Yes the difference is the autofeed feature
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