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9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0970

9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0970

The RIDGID® 9 Gallon High Performance Wet/Dry Vac is designed for those who want a traditionally styled, compact vac that delivers the powerful performance and rugged durability required for job site clean-up. This vacuum’s 9 gallon drum size results in a more compact design that requires less storage space on a service truck or in a work shop or garage. And its top carry handle makes transporting easier than ever. It features the Patented Qwik Lock™ Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy & secure.

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Features

  • 4.25 Peak HP Motor delivers the required power for efficient clean-up of medium sized messes
  • 9 Gallon Drum provides the capacity to clean-up spills and messes at the job-site or in the work shop
  • Accepts Dust Bags to further reduce mess and cleanup time. Dust Bag Model number VF3503
  • 4 Swivel Casters provide easy 360 degree mobility
  • On-Board Accessory Storage for up to 4 items. No more searching and fumbling to find accessories
  • Lower Center of Gravity helps prevent tipping. Compact Design stores more easily
  • 1-Layer Standard pleated paper filter captures common everyday dirt
  • 7’ Tug-A-Long® Locking Hose won‘t pull loose during use
  • Top Carry Handle makes transporting the vac to and from jobs easy

Specifications

Drum Size 9 Gallons (US)
Peak HP 4.25
Air Watts 175
Voltage 120
CFM 70
Amps 8.2
Cord Length 10’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, VF 3503, VF7000
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 14.1 lbs.

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
WD0970 WD09701  9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac  175  16.70  7.60 
1 7/8" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
29848 VT1781  1 7/8" Car Nozzle (VT1481) 
31718 VT1701  1 7/8" Dusting Brush (VT1701) 
31723 VT1702  1 7/8" Crevice Tool (VT1702) 
31728 VT1708  1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708) 
31733 VT1709  1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709) 
31738 VT1710  1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710) 
40163 VT 1712  1 7/8" Crevice Tool/Dusting Brush (VT1712) 
40168 VT 1714  1 7/8" Floor Brush (VT1714) 
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570) 
31713 VT 1720  1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720) 
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit (VT1755) 
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571) 
Filters and Dustbags
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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
VF3503 RIDGID 5-9 GALLON DUST BAG 
VF4000 1-Layer Everyday Dirt Filter  
VF5000 3-Layer Fine Dust Filter 
VF6000 5-Layer HEPA Media Filter 
VF7000 Wet Application Foam Filter 
9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 390.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from THIS VACUUM HAS ALWAYS DONE A GOOD JOB AND IS EASY TO MANEUVER. WARRANTY CAN NOT BE BEAT. I HAVE SEVERAL RIDGID PRODUCTS AND HAVE BEEN VERY PLEASED WITH THEM.
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product works great! I feel that the product works great for shop use, wet and dry application. It isn't real good for use on any carpeted areas. It tends to no glide along with ease as it does on bare floors. Other than that, I recommend the Ridgid products!
Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 9 gal shop vac Pretty loud use with my band saw and belt sander . The hose is a piece of crap I use the orange hose bought separate.
Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Product Good Product and it does what it's supposed to do. I wish it was stronger. I mostly use it to vacuum the car and it doesn't pick up all the dirt from the carpet.
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It’s a very handy size, convenient to use for all crafts. It’s a very handy size, convenient to use for all crafts.
Date published: 2018-07-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I am enjoying the unit ,. This unit is a good upgrade for me and I’m sure I will be happy with .
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful suction I have a rigid vacuum already and like it but I'm getting older and thought this smaller one would work better for me.g
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works pretty well This vac is a pretty good value. My only suggestion to anyone interested in getting one is to go with a larger size. I up-sized from the 4-5 gallon to the 9 gallon, and it barely served my purpose. You'd be hard pressed to put 9 gallons in the tub, even without the cover. After 3 or 4 gallons or so the filter starts to submerge. Also, the caster brackets are designed to have screws to hold them on, but are not supplied. they give you two for the handle and should spring for 4 more. Good vac.Go bigger!
Date published: 2018-06-14
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how loud is this vacume

Asked by: DeeDee
Moderately loud
Answered by: DrRoger
Date published: 2017-09-06

drianage plug size ?

what is recommended to attach a hose or pipe for drainage with my Rigid 9 gal wet/dry vac ? Or what size adaptor ?
Asked by: Bran
the hose size is 1 7/8" diameter exactly
Answered by: DIYmikey
Date published: 2017-09-06

Where can I get an adapter that fits the 1 7/8" hose? I want to attach the unit to an outlet port from a tool.

Ridgid does not sell an adapter for 1 7/8" hose. Their alternative is to buy another hose that is 2".
Asked by: DismalDave
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