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16 gal. 5.0-Peak HP Wet Dry Vac

WD1640

16 gal. 5.0-Peak HP Wet Dry Vac

WD1640

The RIDGID 16 Gal. Wet/Dry Vacuum features a 5-peak HP motor that provides powerful suction for heavy-duty cleanups. The blowing port is ideal for blowing leaves from walkways and decks, and the polypropylene drum resists dents, rust and corrosion. The vacuum has an accessory storage space at the top of each caster for quick access to attachments and includes a built-in drain for easy emptying of liquids.

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Features

  • Large capacity & powerful - great for everyday messes.
  • Includes accessory storage, 2 wands, nozzle, and a 7 ft. hose.
  • Features the RIDGID lifetime warranty.
  • Powerful, 5-peak HP motor.
  • Blowing port is ideal for blowing leaves or grass clippings away from walkways and decks.
  • Integrated handles in the polypropylene drum make moving or carrying the vacuum a breeze.
  • Includes 4 caster feet with accessory storage, 2 wands, utility nozzle and 7 ft. x 1-7/8 in. hose.
  • Comes with 1-pleated paper filter for everyday debris.
  • Accepts replacement filters VF4000, VF5000, VF6000 and VF7000.

Specifications

Drum Size (Gallons) 16
Cord Length 15 ft.
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 23.2 lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain Yes
Casters Yes
Includes Vac, Utility Nozzle, Hose, 2 Extension Wands, Filter
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
Included Filter VF4000
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 5
Air Volume (CFM)  115
Amperage (amps)  9
Voltage 120

Ordering Information

2 1/2" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
72887 VT 2501  2 1/2" Dusting Brush (VT2501)  Buy Now
72902 VT 2508  2 1/2" Extension Wand - VT2508  Buy Now
72907 VT 2509  2 1/2" Utility Nozzle - VT2509  Buy Now
72912 VT 2510  2 1/2" Wet Nozzle - VT2510  Buy Now
72922 VT 2514  2 1/2" Floor Brush - VT2514  Buy Now
72932 VT 2502  2 1/2" Crevice Tool - VT2502  Buy Now
72937 VT 2503  2 1/2" Blower/Car Nozzle (VT2503)  Buy Now
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570)  Buy Now
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit (VT1755)  Buy Now
32703 VT 2575  Heavy Duty Cleaning Kit: 12 Piece Kit w/Stainless Steel Extension Wands (VT2575)  9.80  4.40  Buy Now
41598 VT 2561  Filter Nut/Drain Cap Combo (VT2561)  Buy Now
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571)  Buy Now
72897 VT 2520  2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520)  Buy Now
Filters and Dustbags
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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
VF3502 Replacement Filter Bag (2)  Buy Now
VF4000 1-Layer Everyday Dirt Filter   Buy Now
VF5000 3-Layer Fine Dust Filter  Buy Now
VF6000 5-Layer HEPA Media Filter  Buy Now
VF7000 Wet Application Foam Filter  Buy Now
16 gal. 5.0-Peak HP Wet Dry Vac is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 119.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great !! Powerful and capable for all uses. Those swivel is the best.
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from light weaght I have used my vac. it does a very good job . it is perfect for cleaning my shop
Date published: 2018-07-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Is ok but not have suckshion power. Ok for the price I guest but blows to muck air and sucks less.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Central Vac a DIY woodworker, use for dust collection for three different tools. with hose extensions, vacuuming shows off how powerful the 16 gal is. very helpful in the shop. thank you for your products.
Date published: 2018-07-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Questionable dependability I've had mine about a year. In that time, I may have put 20 hours on it. A little sawdust here and there, some small debris....nothing large or taxing. One day, it just QUIT! Switch may be faulty, other than that, it's a GREAT product. When it worked, it had more suction than I had ever seen in a wet/dry PERIOD!
Date published: 2018-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Seems sturdy and solid. I would have much preferred the 2 1/2 inch hose model. I thought 21/2 inch was standard for all shop vacs. The accessories are much smaller than my last shop vac, and there are not as many options that fit the 1 7/8 inch
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best buy for the price. I got this for Fathers Day and it was the BEST gift I got. I love how well it runs , works . I just wish I could have bought a second one so I could have one for just WET and another for just DRY. I guess Ill have to wait till next year.
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Shop Vac for a good price I am using this to grind a floor. It has a bag filter, and a regular main filter. Some of the hose connections are cheap. Sucks like a champ though... ha.
Date published: 2018-07-03
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Wondering what can I use to clean carpet with this vacuum. There's lots of accessories with different fitting sizes available that got me confused?

Asked by: Imran
If you apply any type of cleaning solution to the carpet I suggest you vacuum it up with the wide nozzle and then use a watering can sprinkling fresh water over the area to rinse and vac that up as well. We used this method to clean concrete before laying concrete sealer then tile and it worked great.
Answered by: Handeman
Date published: 2018-02-14
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