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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 Wands - 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 757.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great suction Just got this machine and it is so much more powerful and somuch quieter than my previous machine that it is amazing
Date published: 2017-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It seems to be well made. It seems to be made well, and I hope it lasts the 30+ years that the one it replaces has.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value, great performance. Hard to beat the RIDGID quality and performance for the money. Great vacuum.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So Far so good Plenty of power/ holds a lot before needing to change/ ok accessories storage. I've only had the 14 Gal. for a few months, so far so good. Haven't used it for wet pick up yet so I can't comment on that. It has plenty of power, in fact you have to be careful not damage things like floating linoleum floor... Only criticism would be the shape and the way the hose and accessories are stored make it a little cumbersome going up and down stairs. I would recommend this, great for the pro on big jobs, good for a homeowner if the need should ever come up, you have more than you should need.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quiet and gets the job done. Purchased this to replace a 16 gal. Ridgid I had for years. The 14 gal. is much quieter and has good suction. Has a lower stance to keep it from tipping over.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shop Vac Excellent vac. Lots of power and suction. The detail attachments work well also, especially the hose.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Doesn't get clogged easily! I bought this because my smaller shop vac was constantly getting clogged with items I was sucking up. I recently remodeled a bathroom and the old one was always getting. Recently, I have been remodeling a basement and my old unit was always getting clogged with nails and other things. I finally bought this unit with a nice, large, 2.5" hose. Not only does this not get clogged, but it's more powerful and quieter than my older, smaller unit! Home Depot has a a great selection of extra accessories, and I purchased a bunch of them; it completes the purchase. Pretty happy with this one!
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only used to suck up water, worked great though! Only used to suck up water, worked great though! I’m looking forward to the future use of this great product.
Date published: 2017-11-12
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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
The CFM (air flow) is measured by how much air is taken in through a round opening ranging from two inches to completely closed. Of course, there is zero CFM at no opening and maximum CFM at a two-inch opening.
Answered by: Mitch545
Date published: 2017-09-06
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