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K-400 Drum Machine

K-400 Drum Machine

1 1/2" to 4" (30 mm to 110 mm) Drain Lines

The Model K-400 offers reliable power that cleans tough everyday drain line blockages in tubs, showers and sinks. A sleek profile and user-friendly design get you up and running easily -- and on to the next job quickly. Ideal for drain cleaners, service plumbers, facility and institutional maintenance departments and property management companies. Not designed to remove root blockages.

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Features

  • 3/8" (10 mm) cable best for 1 1/2" to 3" (40 mm to 75 mm) lines.
  • 1/2" (12 mm) cable best for 3" to 4" (50 mm to 110 mm) lines.
  • Integrated Transport Cart - easy movement to and from the job site. Heavy-duty, large wheels easily navigate over bumps and up stairs.
  • Retractable Handle - high-handle height during transport.
  • Cable Control System - causes the drum to stop spinning when the blade becomes lodged in a blockage, limits potential for cable to flip-over in the drum and helps to indicate to operator when blockages are encountered.
  • "Solid Core” Cable - uses tough 3⁄8" (10 mm) or 1⁄2" (12 mm) Integral Wound (IW) solid core cable that is rugged and kink resistant.
  • AUTOFEED® Control - offered as an accessory, this patented, automatic cable feed powers cable in and out of the drain. Reverse the direction of the AUTOFEED and the cable feeds back into the drum.

Specifications

Drum Capacity 100' (30,5 m) of 3⁄8" (10 mm) diameter cable or 75' (22,5 m) of 1⁄2" (12 mm) diameter cable.
Motor 380 watt, motor spins cable at 165 RPM.
Weight (Machine Only) 45 lbs. (20.4 kg).
Dimensions Length 21" (53 cm) 24" (61 cm) with AUTOFEED, Height 23" (58,5 cm) Width 17" (43.2 cm).
All Model K-400 machines are supplied with RIDGID® drain cleaning gloves and operator’s manual.

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Voltage (V) Weight
lb. kg
52363 K-400 with C-32 IW  K-400 Machine with Gloves & Std. Equipment: C-32 IW 3/8" x 75' (10 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable, T-260 Tool Set  115  68  31.0 
  • 49002 - Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key
  • 87582 - 3/8” (10 mm) x 75' (23 m) IWCable
26993 K-400 with C-31 IW  K-400 Machine with Gloves & Std. Equipment: C-31 IW 3/8" x 50' (10 mm x 15.2 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable, T-260 Tool Set Includes: T-202 Bulb Auger, T-205 “C” Cutter, T-211 Spade Cutter, A-13 Coupling Pin  115  60  27.2 
  • 49002 - Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key
  • 87577 - 3/8” (10 mm) x 50' (15 m) IW Cable
26998 K-400 with C-45 IW  K-400 Machine with Gloves & Std. Equipment: C-45 IW 1/2" x 75' (12 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable, T-260 Tool Set  115  81  37.0 
  • 49002 - Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key
  • 87597 - 1/2” (12 mm) x 75' (23m) IW Cable
27003 K-400 with C-44 IW  K-400 Machine with Gloves & Std. Equipment: C-44 IW 1/2" x 50' (12 mm x 15.2 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable, T-260 Tool Kit  115  68  31.0 
  • 49002 - Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key
  • 87592 - 1/2” (12 mm) x 50' (15 m) IW Cable
27008 K-400 AF with C-32 IW  K-400 Machine with Gloves & Std. Equipment: Two-Wheel Cart, AUTOFEED, C-32 IW 3/8" x 75' (10 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable, T-260 Tool Set  115  79  36.0 
  • 26773 - K-400 AUTOFEED® Assembly
  • 49002 - Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key
  • 87582 - 3/8” (10 mm) x 75' (23 m) IWCable
27013 K-400 AF with C-45 IW  K-400 Machine with Gloves & Std. Equipment: AUTOFEED, C-45 IW 1/2" x 75' (12 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable, T-260 Tool Set  115  93  42.0 
  • 26773 - K-400 AUTOFEED® Assembly
  • 49002 - Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key
  • 87597 - 1/2” (12 mm) x 75' (23m) IW Cable
27043 K-400 AF with C-32 IW  K-400 Machine with RIDGID Drain Cleaning Gloves – C-32 IW 3⁄8" x 75' (10 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable – T-260 Tool Set  79  36.0 
27033 K-400 with C- 45 IW  K-400 Machine with RIDGID Drain Cleaning Gloves – C-45 IW 1⁄2" x 75' (12 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable – T-260 Tool Set  230  81  37.0 
27038   K-400 230V, 3/8 X 75 EXP  230 
28548   K-400 230V, EXPORT W/IC CABLE  230 
28103 K-400 AF with C-45 IW  K-400 Machine with RIDGID Drain Cleaning Gloves – AUTOFEED – C-45 IW 1⁄2" x 75' (12 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable – T-260 Tool Set  230  93  42.0 
28098 K-400 AF with C-32 IW  K-400 Machine with RIDGID Drain Cleaning Gloves – AUTOFEED – C-32 IW 3⁄8" x 75' (10 mm x 23 m) Solid Core (Integral Wound) Cable – T-260 Tool Set  230  79  36.0 
IW (Integral Wound) Solid Core Cables
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
87577 C-31IW  3/8” (10 mm) x 50' (15 m) IW Cable  18.0  8.2 
87582 C-32IW  3/8” (10 mm) x 75' (23 m) IWCable  26.0  11.8 
87587 C-33IW  3/8” (10 mm) x 100' (30 m) IW Cable  34.0  15.4 
91037   Repair End for 3/8" (10 mm) IW Cable  0.5  0.2 
87592 C-44IW  1/2” (12 mm) x 50' (15 m) IW Cable  18.0  8.2 
87597 C-45IW  1/2” (12 mm) x 75' (23m) IW Cable  26.0  11.8 
91042   Repair End for 1⁄2" (12 mm) IW Cable  0.6  0.3 
Tools
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Replac. Blade(s)
62990 T-201  Straight Auger, 5" (125 mm) Long 
62995 T-202  Bulb Auger, 1 1⁄8" (29 mm) O.D. 
63000 T-203  Bulb Auger 7⁄8" (22 mm) O.D. 
63005 T-205  “C” Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97835 
63010 T-206  Funnel Auger, 3" (80 mm) Long 
63015 T-207  Spiral Cutter, 1 1⁄4" (32 mm)  97840 
63020 T-208  Spiral Cutter, 1 1⁄2" (40 mm)  97895 
63025 T-209  Spiral Cutter, 2" (50 mm)  97900 
63030 T-210  Spade Cutter, 1" (25 mm)  97905 
63035 T-211  Spade Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97825 
63040 T-212  Spade Cutter, 1 3⁄4" (45 mm)  92850 
63045 T-213  4-Blade Cutter, 1" (25 mm)  97795 
63050 T-214  4-Blade Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97910 
63055 T-215  4-Blade Cutter, 1 3⁄4" (45 mm)  97915 
63060 T-216  Chain Knocker, 2" (50 mm)  98000 
63065 T-217  Drop Head Auger, 4" (110 mm) Long 
49002 T-260  Tool Set [3/8" (10 mm) - K-400] Includes: – T-202 Bulb Auger – T-205 “C” Cutter – T-211 Spade Cutter – A-13 Pin Key 
Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
41937 Leather Drain Cleaning Gloves  1/2  0.20 
70032 PVC Drain Cleaning Gloves  1/2  0.20 
59230 A-13  3/8" Cable Pin Key  1/2  0.20 
26773   K-400 AUTOFEED® Assembly  0.90 
27048   Drum Assembly  10  4.50 
92607   3/8" x 1/2" Tool Adaptor  1/2  0.20 
92682   3/8" x 1/2" Drop Head Adaptor  1/2  0.20 
92687   Drop Head Tool Adaptor 1⁄2" (12 mm)  1/2  0.20 
26778   Guide Hose Assembly  0.90 
51317 C-9  5/8" (16 mm) x 10' (3,1 m) Heavy- Duty Wind  2.20 
52343   K-400 AutoFeed Assembly  0.90 
K-400 Drum Machine is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 207.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great tool to have... Great product to have, highly recommend. The snake hot bent after a few uses, so not happy about that but better than other brands.
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome As a service plumber this machine is amazing. Small and light enough to man handle and carry around. Great product! I will be purchasing a nother one very soon with the larger sized cable for larger lines also!
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best drain cleaning machine on the market, The name says it all !!!!! This is the best machine your money can buy, a great value. Anyone looking to purchase one of these machines, needs to make sure that they purchase a machine with the Auto Feed power gear box to drive the cable; it's worth every extra penny. You cannot push a 75' 1/2" cable through a sewer line w/o the Auto Feed power gear box! I would highly recommend that you purchase more larger cutting/cleaning tools for this machine at the time you purchase this machine, since Ridgid supplies the bare minimum of cutter/cleaning tools in the box, more for smaller 1 1/2" pipes, not 3" and 4" sewer lines.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is Great!!! Easy to use and does a great job !! I cleaned out a 3” line with ease I would recommend this product for a 1st time user it will save you money and pay for itself ! Great product !
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Well... It's an Auger... Bought this machine BECAUSE of these reviews. Machine itself, well it's ok. It took a bam during shipping (not Ridgid's fault) and the frame got bent to heck so the folding handle doesn't fold all the way down. Again, not Ridgid's fault. I bammed the frame back into place and assembled it. The FIRST time I used it, the foot pedal didn't work. It would run, stop running until I manipulated the bulb back full of air then run a few seconds and repeat. Time killer and aggravation builder for sure. I contacted Ridgid's customer support after reading the hundreds of reviews online about this same crappy foot pedal issue. They said I could take it or ship it to a service facility for inspection and review of warrantied work. What? This $600 machine doesn't work because of your crappy $40 part and I have to deliver or ship this thing for you to honor your "outstanding customer service and warranty," being without my auger and incurring costs as well? Nope. I bought a $15 foot switch online and it works as designed now. What Ridgid didn't know was that I was testing this product for my entire company to possibly use on all of their properties in the U.S. Due to their crappy customer service and not willing to send me a $40 part to fix a design flaw in their tool, I will not be recommending this unit for company wide purchase.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My husband would know. Two prior weeks prior, we had a plumber and a bill of $150 to unclogged the line. Then it backed up again. We bought the ridgid because we had heard of its performance. So far, we haven't had any problems.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Belt very loose, slipped off, also went back on pretty easy. Worked well, had issue with belt slipping off. Hope it not an issue in the future.
Date published: 2018-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality for the money. I recently purchased this tool for small jobs. It came with a 3/8” cable that is pretty stiff. I have used more expensive machines in the past and this machine performs just as well as a machine that costs twice as much. The cable is stiff and not whippy, and doesn’t seem like it will kink very easily. Time will tell how well it will hold up. It is perfect for kitchen sinks, it might not work quite as well on an older drain pipe such as galvanized pipe with screwed fittings because of the stiffness of the cable, which probably would not make it around the short radius fittings, but overall I am happy with the quality of this tool.
Date published: 2018-03-22
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k4oo can you use it to clean tree roots out of a pipe

Asked by: ccray61
I THINK IT WILL. i WAS ABLE TO CLEAR OUT A BLOCK OF ICE, A TREE ROOT SHOULD BE EASIER.
Answered by: Zuke
Date published: 2017-09-06

can i add cable to my k-400 drain cleaner 75' is not quite long enough for my clog

Asked by: chrisl
I know you can buy 100 ` foot cable, but I don't believe you can add cable
Answered by: SuperMario
Date published: 2017-09-06

replace 3/8" cable with 5/8" cable?

I have a Ridgid K-400 drum machine. Will a 5/8" cable work with the K-400 machine? Also, is there a replacement cutter head available for the Ridgid 3/8" cable?
Asked by: reddog
You can only use a 3/8 or 1/2 cable for the k-400 . You can purchased cutter heads online
Answered by: SuperMario
Date published: 2017-09-06

i have a older k 400 machine. can i add a autofeeder to it? where can i buy one?

Asked by: Jlaw21
Auto feeder is very slow. Don't buy!
Answered by: Guido
Date published: 2017-09-06

K400 DRUM AUGER

HI, HOW DO I REPLACE THE CABLE ON MY DRUM AUGER?
Asked by: VG2122
Easy, just don't tangle it. Go to a large area and pull the cable out, then you will run into a clip that retains the cable at the very end. Use a flat head to loosen the screws in the back of the drum and the cable comes out.
Answered by: Bbsbackflow
Date published: 2017-09-06
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