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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 (Gallons) 4.5
Cord Length 20 ft.
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 16.5 lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain No
Casters No
Includes Vac, Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush, Utility Nozzle, Expandable Locking Hose, 2 Extension Wands, Fine Dust Filter
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
Included Filter VF3500
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 5
Air Volume (CFM)  107
Amperage (amps)  9
Voltage 120

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)
1 7/8" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
29848 VT1781  1 7/8" Car Nozzle (VT1781) 
31718 VT1701  1 7/8" Dusting Brush (VT1701) 
31723 VT1702  1 7/8" Crevice Tool (VT1702) 
31728 VT1708  1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708) 
31733 VT1709  1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709) 
31738 VT1710  1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710) 
40163 VT 1712  1 7/8" Crevice Tool/Dusting Brush (VT1712) 
40168 VT 1714  1 7/8" Floor Brush (VT1714) 
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570) 
31713 VT 1720  1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720) 
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit  
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571) 
4.5 Gallon ProPack® Portable Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 269.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth every penny I have used a standard cylindrical drum shop vac for years and it's a pain to transport. This shop vac is incredible. Not only is it easy to transport, but the thing has great power. The ability to use it as a blower makes it that much better.
Date published: 2019-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tool Purchased the 4.5 Gallon ProPack® Portable Wet/Dry Vac for a particular project. Tool performed above my expectations, was fairly and competitvely priced. Home Deport carried a full line of the accessories. Would recommend to anyone looking of a small lightweight, portable and very powerful wet/dry shop vacuum. I also recommend purchasing a 1 7/8" to 1 1'4" reducer and the micro-vacuum attachment kit for small detail work. I purchased an extra length of hose and the reducer was included, but it can also be purchased w/o the hose.
Date published: 2019-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it and its packs a punch Awesome vacuum love it powerful great on a job site to use very compact
Date published: 2019-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly recommend Got this for my birthday. I love it? It has a place to store everything, so there's no hose or cord unraveling. Works well and eat to empty.
Date published: 2019-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tons of power in a small package This is an excellent contractor vac for picking up small stuff around the jobsite. I also use one on the jobsite for my saws. Good power for dust collection. Doesn't take up much room on the job or in the trailer. Overall very pleased with these Pro Pack Vacs!
Date published: 2019-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what it looks like Powerful suction. Cleaning a car, it worked very well sucking up all the nasty, to include $12.86 in change in the ashtray. Having a powered rotating brush would have been a great option, but months of matted dog hair was removed with work, by scrubbing the plastic hose end back and forth. I like the washable container and hoses, since I will use it in my honey business which becomes very, very sticky. Electric specs were hard to find in the manual, so you have to dig for them. It is a bit bulky, but being rated at 4.5 gallons, that means 32+ lbs. of water- not unrealistic to lift in many tight spots.
Date published: 2019-03-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from bad design Very hard to use this for much if anything,the accordian hose is kinda short so when the attachments are connected you have to drag the vac as you clean up, tried it to vac R and that was a lot of work, thought this was going to be great but I was wrong.
Date published: 2019-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact but can handle a load As A contractor I bought it in 2006 because it was easy to handle and it is still working great.
Date published: 2019-03-17
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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 think it would work well for cold ashes. I would suggest buying the filter bags rather than just using the internal pleated fine dust filter. This vac was originally intended for cleaning up drywall dust and would work well for laser printer toner or ashes I would think.
Answered by: OMGLeatherworks
Date published: 2018-07-04

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: 2017-09-17

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: 2017-09-06

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 [email protected] Regards, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDtools
Date published: 2017-09-06

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: 2017-09-06
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