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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

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
18718 14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac (WD1450)  26  11.80 
  • 72952 - Fine Dust 3-Layer Pleated Paper 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 
14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 861.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent vacuum that is quiet! Excellent vacuum, has plenty of power and is relatively quiet!
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Replaced my very old Shopvac with this 14 gallon Rigid, can’t believe how quiet it is, very good suction. It was a bit more than I needed but for the extra $20 why not. Has handled everything I’ve asked it to do easily. Will purchase the car kit to finish it off.
Date published: 2018-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seems a very good product. Have not owned this product very long. Seems to be an a great product.
Date published: 2018-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It is quiet with good suction. I bought two other brands prior to this purchase. First one burned out the motor in 1 week, second the bearings went out in 2 months. They were the same brand. Bought this one, Much better built, quieter, better suction. I was impressed with a lifetime warrenty. Glad I changed.
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shop vac! This shop vacuum is powerful, yet quieter than others. Ive been very impressed with it so far.”
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from has awesome suction. i have used this vac 2 weeks. it does a great job vacuuming tile and our car. its a really big vacuum.
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Vaccuum The vaccuum works great! Hose is solid. Stable doesn't tip rolls easy. Lots of succution and power. Had a Kubota one and didn't last a month!!
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from IT STOPPED WORKING AFTER JUST 2 DAYS OF USE! I purchased this vac on Thursday, used it that day and again on Friday for a total of about an hour for both days. Went to use it Saturday and it wouldn't come on. I know the switches are known to be sub-par, but you would think it would last more than 2 days. Now to deal with trying to get it fixed which I'm sure won't be a quick process. I might just take it back to Home Depot and get my money back. Should have learned my lesson when the first RIDGID vac I bought a few years ago didn't last more than 18 months.
Date published: 2018-04-08
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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: 2017-09-06

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

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

Is the airflow (CFM) of the vacuums measured at the end of the hose or at the opening on the canister?

Asked by: ShopDoc
My guess would be at the hose but either way these are great vacuums!
Answered by: MrRunyon
Date published: 2018-02-25
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