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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 198.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this vac because of its size and design im can store all its attachments inside and not worry of dropping anything while moving it from one place to another
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vacuum Don’t even think about this one, go buy it. I am a contractor and used this on a job where I needed something and powerful this did the trick.
Date published: 2018-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plenty of power It has plenty of power, I use it as a shop vac and also to vacuum my vehicles. I am very pleased with it and recommend it
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Finally a stackable portable vac that i dont have to take the wheels off Great all the way around. Almost all the parts stow away well. The only draw back is that the little clip that holds the extension wands wont stay clipped to the side of the vac. I had to heat the plastic and modify it to stay in the factory clip holes.
Date published: 2018-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My wife love it. Great product , is essay to use and manage and the quality is beter.
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great design like its compactness and everything in one tool box and has all attachments you need
Date published: 2018-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A grate product It versatile and practical. It compact and powerful
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great compact vacuum I'm a contractor in South Louisiana and Ridgid has done it again with a great vacuum it holds up to my professional standards and it can take a beating in a truck or trailer. I like it because it is compact and everything you need is on the unit. I've had many other kinds of vacuums like shop vac but this surpassed them.
Date published: 2018-01-06
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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: 2017-09-06

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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