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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 (Gallons) 14
Cord Length 20 ft.
Accessory Size 2 1/2"
Net Weight 26 lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain Yes
Casters Yes
Includes Vac, Wet Nozzle, Utility Nozzle, Car Nozzle, Hose, 2 Extension Wands, Fine Dust Filter
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
Included Filter VF5000
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 6
Air Volume (CFM)  150
Amperage (amps)  11
Voltage 120

Support Documents

Ordering Information

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
42943 14 Gallon  26  11.80 
  • 72952 - VF5000 Fine Dust Filter
  • 72937 - 2 1/2" Blower/Car Nozzle (VT2503)
  • 72902 - 2 1/2" Extension Wand - VT2508
  • 72907 - 2 1/2" Utility Nozzle - VT2509
  • 72912 - 2 1/2" Wet Nozzle - VT2510
  • 72897 - 2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520)
WD1450EX VAC, 14 GAL WET/DRY 230 VOLT  26  11.80 
WD1450 14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac 
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570) 
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit  
32703 VT 2575  Heavy Duty Cleaning Kit: 12 Piece Kit w/Stainless Steel Extension Wands (VT2575)  9.80  4.40 
41598 VT 2561  Filter Nut/Drain Cap Combo (VT2561) 
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571) 
72897 VT 2520  2 1/2" x 7' Universal Vac Hose (VT2520) 
Filters and Dustbags
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Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
60758  The RIDGID premium cyclonic dry pick-up dust bags  
14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 1116.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good 14 gal. vacuum with optional car kit So far so good, this 14 gallon vacuum replaced my 30 year old craftsman 16 gal tank. Grab handles on this vacuum are well placed-like the long electrical cord. have not used it as a wet vac yet.
Date published: 2019-08-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Reliable Great customer service they respond to you quick. The Ridgid vacuum is very reliable and tough.
Date published: 2019-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerfull Do not buy smaller vacuum for construction This one is perfect
Date published: 2019-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm happy with my purchase. Excellent in all relevant respects. The performance of this product is excellent. I am able to pick up nails, wood chips, and things that I was worried would be a problem to pick up. The filter seems durable. I have rinsed it off in the sink a number of times and see no visible degradation. I haven't yet used the unit to suck up any great amount of liquid but I will as soon as I buy another filter. I will want to have a spare filter on hand in case I need one if the first is wet or becomes unusable. Though the unit is large, I am happy with the way it easily follows me around after gently tugging on the hose. The capacity is actually a benefit for me. The attachments are easy to use and sturdy in their composition.... not brittle or easily damaged by stepping on or normal abuse. I am quite happy with my purchase and would recommend this Wet/Dry Vac to others.
Date published: 2019-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed . Great job Been a great tool for 4 or 5 years stopped working 2 weeks ago.
Date published: 2019-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First off! I bought two I love the longer cord! Really comes in handy. The NXT lineup is really solid and still has amazing suction, which makes my job as an auto detailer very easy..the auto detailing kit that came with the vacuum is amazing! The flexible crevice extensiona and more pliable hose really set it off! I had a 14 gallon 6.0 hp previously and I think this one is a much better vacuum
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product 7/11/19 I needed a good suction for paint chips in the grass and this did the job. I registered it as Ridgid provides lifetie replacement - a good service. I have not read the insturctions but I have not succeeded at taking thfilter off. I then realized it wasnt necessary ad thr suction bypassed the filter and just dropped the paint chips inside the reservoir. Ive changed filters on other shop vacs - but Ill have to read up on how to turn the plastic tip to loosen it before I break it or grind of the plastic tips!
Date published: 2019-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I recommend this product. It really sucks. Really good value. I purchased this because of the ample power. It does not disappoint.
Date published: 2019-07-10
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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: 2018-11-09

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: 2017-09-06

What are the decibel levels for the WD1450 and the WD1851

Asked by: mkaibel
65
Answered by: Gerob
Date published: 2017-09-06

I just bought one of these and the directions say the casters will 'snap' into place, but they do not. They just fall out. Is this right?

Asked by: bkay
No, the casters should not fall out. You may not be applying enough force to get them to snap into place. I had to press pretty firmly with my hand to get them to lock in but once they did, all is well. I do not recommend using a hammer or other tool. That could damage the casters. Do it by hand only and find a helper if need be.
Answered by: mahku
Date published: 2018-07-23

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: 2017-09-06
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