Select a Country
  • {{country.Text}}
Select a Language

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.

Show Less
Read More

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

{{model}}
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 813.
  • y_2018, m_2, d_24, h_22
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.7
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_813
  • loc_en, sid_188, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_ridgid
  • bvseo_sdk, net_sdk, 3.2.0.0
  • CLOUD, getAggregateRating, 79ms
  • REVIEWS, PRODUCT
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Had to clean out my water softner. It sucked all the salt and water with no problem. Very handy unit.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Shop Vac Ever I am loving this shop vac! Works great and fairly quiet - not that I care about that. Very well made.
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from suction is great. suction is great. cord is like 20 ft nice. hose attachments make sense easy clip un clip. u can add hoses easily. designed right.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Durable This is my second vac from rigid, my first one lasted me over 12 years and is still “sucking”! I would totally recommend these vacs to anyone.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice machine I have not used it much since purchasing it but I am impressed with it so far. Seems pretty durable. Glad I purchased this over the competitor models.
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cleans up my wood shop great Bought this shop vac to clean up saw dust and use as a dust collection system in my wood shop. This shop vac performs excellent lots of power fits right in my table saw. Great product
Date published: 2018-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded my expectations! I bought this wet dry vacuum as a replacement to a more than 20 year old vacuum I had been using in the basement on woodworking project clean up and dust collection. I forgot how well a new tool could work. My buying decisions included smaller footprint though large capacity, powerful suction, lowest noise to performance consideration, accessories. I reviewed comparisons online and found that this model had excelled. It made my decision easy as i already own quite a few ridgid tools and none of them have disappointed me. I would recommend this product. PS.: I only gave it a 4 on durability because i have only had it for about two weeks. Too early to say at this point.
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The product works well. The online product registration "is not easy to use." The model numbers online did not match model number on the box, missing a ZERO. The screens locked up and had to start over twice. I had the same issues on the drill and the sawsall. You need to fix the software issues.
Date published: 2018-02-12
  • y_2018, m_2, d_24, h_22
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_2.0.7
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_813
  • loc_en, sid_188, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_ridgid
  • bvseo_sdk, net_sdk, 3.2.0.0
  • CLOUD, getReviews, 3ms
  • REVIEWS, PRODUCT

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
  • y_2018, m_2, d_24, h_22CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_2.0.7
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_6
  • loc_en, sid_188, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LOCALE, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=NUM_ANSWERS, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_ridgid
  • bvseo_sdk, net_sdk, 3.2.0.0
  • CLOUD, getContent, 83ms
  • QUESTIONS, PRODUCT