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14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD1450

14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD1450

This RIDGID® 14 gallon High Performance Wet/Dry Vac is designed to deliver the powerful suction, large capacity, and rugged construction in a more compact design than is offered in our largest cart type vacs. The vacuum’s 14 gallon drum size helps us achieve a more compact overall design but it still provides a big capacity capable of handling large job-site chores. The 6.0 peak HP motor delivers the high performance necessary to handle these chores. Other key features include; a 3-layer fine dust filter captures dry wall dust, accessories are stored on-board, casters provide 360° mobility. Add a top handle with a cord wrap, heavy duty 2-piece drum construction, a large drain and you’ve got a wet/dry vac that achieves the demands of Pro’s on the job site or in the shop.

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Features

  • 6.0 Peak HP Motor provides powerful suction to handle tough jobsite clean-up
  • Scroll Noise Reduction® is a patented feature that provides quiet operation by precisely controlling the flow of air through the vac
  • 4 Swivel Casters provide easy 360° mobility
  • Quick Release on-board accessory holder offers storage space for 5 accessories plus the hose
  • 2-Piece Drum provides improved, more rugged construction to meet the higher demands found on the job site
  • 3-layer Fine Dust Filter captures fine dust particles such as dry wall dust
  • 7' Dual-Flex® Locking Hose resists collapsing and adds 180˚ flexibility at both hose ends. Hose locks onto vac for uninterrupted cleaning
  • Large Carry Handle allows easy lifting of vac into service vehicle
  • Long 20’ Cord wraps neatly around carry handle
  • Powerful exhaust airstream can be directed through the vac hose to blow debris from garages, decks, and sidewalks

Specifications

Drum Size 14 Gallons (US)
MOTOR
Peak HP 6.0
Air Watts 256
Voltage 120
CFM 179
Amps 11.0
Cord Length 20’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF3502, VF5000, VF6000, VF7000
Accessory Size 2-1/2"
Shipping Weight 26 lbs.
Net Weight 22 lbs.

Support Documents

14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 616.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best vac I've ever had I've had two Walmart shop vac and kept getting fed up when using them in my building when the lesser Eliot left leaf would clog it up or it didn't have enough power to suck up a screw. But not with this bad boy. I love his vac. It seems t power through must stuff and gets the job don't fast with no aggivation.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product gets everything I couldn't get before and it works great. It is quiet and very powerful so it gets everything you need to get.
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This shop vac is one of the most quietest vacs I have ever owned. Has great suction. The vac is designed with a low center of gravity and makes it easy to roll around. As I said this is the quietest vac I have ever owned. Nice on the ears. Came with the right amount of attachments seemed to be a good value.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best I was able to find on the internet. Easy to use, dependable and powerful. Has an excellent warranty behind it. Good product for the average home.
Date published: 2017-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Happy with Purchase I purchased this because we had a little emergency and had more water to clean up then what was appropriate for towels to absorb. It did a amazing job. BEST part is it's quiet compared to a Shop Vac. The next day, my car window was smashed out while at the park. I used the vac to extract all of the broken glass and again, it held up to the job. The best part of the vac is it's suction and how quiet it is. I expected it to be ear piercing like a ShpVac, but it's actually pretty good! I'd buy it again and recommend it to anyone who is looking for one.
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior Vac Does The Job! One of the best tools I have purchased in a very long time. Needed a new W/D Vac to sand drywall and this beast gets the job done. Scroll Noise Reduction is fantastic and is many decibels quieter than my 40 year old Craftsman that this one replaced. Highly recommend this Vac if you need a great all around machine for the home or shop!
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent choice Have only had it for 4 months but this shop vac has great suction and capacity. Has made my life easier in my workshop and garage. My wife did the research online and I owe her one for finding this for me!
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great products ! The last one I had was a 3 hp max. had it for 18 years. Sold it with my router table. Still worked fine. I expect nothing less from the new one. I have many Ridgid products. No problems at all. I highly recommend them.
Date published: 2017-04-08
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What is the package model number for this vac?

Non of the numbers on the "outer box" are valid when input.
Asked by: Peter
WD14500
Answered by: jackoftrade
Date published: 2016-08-04

What are the decibel levels for the WD1450 and the WD1851

Asked by: mkaibel
uhhh...call me lame, but a "decible meter" is NOT a piece of equip. that anyone I know (including myself) would tend to purchase...so I can't answer this question. IF the owners manuel lists the decible level, I'm not about to go fish for that info. Sorry. That's an unusual question to ask a custormer. Decible level? Really?
Answered by: jmassage58
Date published: 2016-07-13

can i wet vac with paper filter

Asked by: jerryrusty
It is not recommended. Depending on your use you can remove the pleated paper filter or purchase a sponge type filter that will replace the pleated paper filter.
Answered by: ccll
Date published: 2016-01-29

hoses

Will the WD1450 accept standard non locking hoses as well?
Asked by: dresnik
I had an extra hose from my last vac and it fit, but I believe I had to use the 3 piece adapter kit.
Answered by: 3alarm
Date published: 2016-05-29

What is the duty cycle for WD1450?

Our new porch with insulated floor has water trapped between flooring deck and plastic sheeting over floor joists, and I need to get rid of the water before laying carpet. Since the flooring panels are tongue/groove, it would be extremely difficult to remove, so I am using my shop vac to draw water from a wet seam with the utility nozzle... hopefully, this works. I have run it for 10 minutes without any sign of overheating, but I would like to know how long it can run before needing a rest. Duty cycle isn't specified, but if it is 100%, I expect I can run it hours rather than minutes. An expert opinion from Ridgid would be greatly appreciated.
Asked by: FoxMan
Hi FoxMan, We do not have the duty cycle - you have defined as how long it can run before needing a rest published. However, we have received testimonies from customers who have used this vacuum overnight in cleaning up flooded basements without any problems. This involved the cycle of filling up the drum and dumping out the water all through the night. To prevent the vacuum from overheating, it is strongly recommended that you read and fully understand the safety instructions on the owner’s manual. It is important to NOT leave Vac running while UNATTENDED - you may fail to notice important signs indicating abnormal operation such as loss of suction, debris/liquid exiting exhaust, or abnormal motor noises. Immediately stop using Vac if you notice these signs. You may also want to use other accessories that can draw water from the wet seam. The narrower the end and the closer you can get to the water, the better. You may also use the blower feature of you WD1450 to help dry the surface. Hopefully these tips help. For any further questions or concerns you may call customer service at the number above or you may send your email to [email protected] Regards, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2016-10-18
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