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Features

  • 5.0 Peak HP Motor provides Powerful performance comparable to larger size wet/dry vacs
  • The vacs “tool box shape” design allows easy storing, stacking and transport to and from job sites
  • Self-Contained Storage allows the hose, 20’ power cord and nozzles to be neatly store inside the vac under hinged covers so transporting the vac to and from job sites is hassle free
  • Lightweight allowing for easy portability
  • Large cushion grip handle folds flat into top of vac. Allows the vac to be easily stacked, stored and carried
  • Storage Brackets Keep 2 extension wands stored on board and conveniently accessible
  • Scroll Noise Reduction® is a patented feature that provides quiet operation by precisely controlling the flow of air through the vac
  • 3-Layer Fine Dust Filter captures fine dust particles such as dry wall dust
  • Tug-A-Long® Locking Hose locks the expandable 2’ to 7’ hose to the vac so it won’t pull loose during use
  • Long 20’ Power Cord allows cleaning over a wide area and stores neatly in the vac

Specifications

Drum Size 4.5 Gal
Peak HP 5.0
Air Watts 162
Voltage 120
CFM 107
Amps 9.0
Cord Length 20'
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF3500
Accessory Size 1 7/8"

Support Documents

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
31663 WD4522  4.5 Gallon ProPack®  162  18.50  8.40 
  • 31718 - 1 7/8" Dusting Brush (VT1701)
  • 31723 - 1 7/8" Crevice Tool (VT1702)
  • 31728 - 1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708)
4.5 Gallon ProPack® Portable Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 123.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect and convenient This shop vac has all the power of the large roll around types but in a small convenient size. I'm a construction worker and I was surprised and vert happy with it and take it with me all the time to clean up after I'm done working. I'd highly recommend it to anyone who's looking for a compact yet powerful shop vac.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This vac has everything I've been searching for. . This is the most inovative vac I've ever used.. maybe a rubber gasket seal between the vac head and canister to get a little more out of it..
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lots of power I bought the Ridgid vac for my company contractor business. Since the 14 gal Ridgid I have is big and bulky for small job clean up. I wanted something more portable. Pros 1. lots of suction 2. tool storage inside the unit is a big plus 3. long power cord Cons Its extremely noisey
Date published: 2017-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Some problems but excellent overall I have been using this wet/dry vac for a few weeks and I think it's good but there are a few parts of it that need work. *the kids clasps on the sides are terrible. They feel like they will break at any moment. *The holder for the pipes on the back needs a better attachment than clips. It gets knocked around and they won't stay on. A self tapping screw fixes this. Other than these issues it's powerful, compact, has many options for filters and attachments and lifetime warranty.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rugged and self contained All in all great product. Only comment is the latches on the ends don't work very well you kinda have to pull the end compartments by force. You can't just push in and the open. the other comment would be to make it clamp-able to your Ridgid roll a round containers/ tool boxes.
Date published: 2017-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost Perfect First off—the ProPack vac is awesome. I heartily recommend it and I would buy it again. It's powerful, reasonably light, and having a work vac that isn't round and awkward is brilliant! That said, there are two small improvements I would love to see Ridgid make: 1. The clips that hold a couple of the attachments on the outside are fairly dreadful. They're difficult to get in and just don't want to stay in place. I do appreciate that the clip is removable to keep the clean profile of the rectangular box, but there must be a little better engineering involved to keep the clip in place when you want it there. 2. I'm pretty sure this is the first work vac I've owned that doesn't have wheels. It's light enough that it isn't a huge issue to—literally—drag it hither and yon, but I'd love to see some low-profile, partially-recessed wheels built into the bottom. Even if they weren't on 360-degree casters, it would help having a little more ease of movement. Finally, I end as I began: I heartily recommend this vacuum and I would buy it again.
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from compact, self contained, powerful...just what I needed After only using it a few times, it is too hard to give it a proper over all rating. Performance and Durability will take time to access. Ease of use could only be made better if it came with attachable caster wheels. As my 23 year old shop vac was on its last legs, I was looking for a wet/ dry, but something compact to fit in my 2 car/work shop garage. This fit the bill perfectly. With all the attachments, 7 ft flex hose and a 20 ft power cord all enclosed, it stores on a shelf and can be put to use with out hunting for parts and pieces. Able to carry like a tool box and light weight are big pluses.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small and Powerfull We use our Rigid ProPack everyday on retrofit window and door jobs in residential properties. The size and power of the ProPack make it the vac for homes with a lot of furniture to maneuver around. We plan and upgrading our other trucks with ProPack soon. Thanks Rigid for good products.
Date published: 2017-02-20
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Can use this vacuum to clean a COLD pallet stove.

I am wondering if I can use this vacuum to clean my pellet stove when the ashes are totally cold. Do I need an additional filter or do they have a specific filter for cleaning ashes?
Asked by: arod
I used this vac to clean our wood stove and it did a steller job. Of coarse the ash was stone cold and the filter had to be cleaned after the job to restore the vacs pickup power. I used a stiff brush to clean the filter and the fine ash that clong to the intierior of the drum.
Answered by: ramapo49
Date published: 2016-08-21

I would like to know which of your wet/dry vacuums have the Scroll Noise Reduction built in.

I already have two of the large vacuums, but am looking for a smaller portable with the Scroll Noise Reduction built in. It isn't always clear from the website which ones have it, so I would like to know for sure. Thank you
Asked by: brasilbob
These two answers to my original question make no sense. The description of this vacuum above clearly states under "Features" that this model has Scroll Noise Reduction. That is item #7. So, it would appear that this model does have the Scroll Noise Reduction feature. While waiting for an answer, I went ahead and ordered, and received, this vacuum. Based on the amount of noise it makes, or rather doesn't make, I would say that it does indeed have the Scroll Noise Reduction. It is relatively quiet for such a powerful vacuum. As I intend to use it in public places, that is important to me. I am rather disappointed in the inaccuracy of the previous answers, and am glad I didn't wait to make a purchasing decision based on their information.
Answered by: brasilbob
Date published: 2015-03-13

Does this unit accept vacuum bags? If so what model number.

Asked by: bbbbbb
Yes the unit accepts vacuum bags. Rigid VF3501 4 gallon high-efficiency dust bags.
Answered by: ccll
Date published: 2016-06-01

Can it work 4~8 hours a day?

I want it works all day long around 4~8 hours, is it OK about that?
Asked by: Jacky2001
Thank you for your interest in RIDGID! It is OK as long as the unit will not be left unattended. If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443) or you may send your email to info@ridgidvacs.com. Regards, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDtools
Date published: 2014-12-06

Is it possible to order a replacement Superflex hose?

My Superflex hose has cracked and broken, and the replacement hoses are not flexible enough to fit in the tool storage compartment.
Asked by: snsmyth
My unit is new so mine has not cracked. That is a shame the replacement hose does not package into the side since to me that is one of the major advantageous of this unit.
Answered by: TJ54
Date published: 2015-03-07
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