3/4" to 2 1/2" (20 mm to 75 mm) Drain Lines

The Model K-40 Sink Machine is ideal for cleaning small secondary drain lines.

  • 1/4" (6 mm) cables best for 3/4" to 1 1/2" (20 mm to 40 mm) lines.
  • 5⁄16" (8 mm) cables best for 3/4" to 1 1/2" (20 mm to 40 mm) lines.
  • 3⁄8" (10 mm) cables best for 1 1/4" to 2 1/2" (40 mm to 75 mm) lines.

The K-40 sits flat on the floor or countertop and also tips onto its back for easy access to sink drains and bathtubs full of water. It practically eliminates job site cleanup thanks to the patented guide hose two-way AUTOFEED® control. It completely contains the rotating cable and eliminates any waste water splashing or spraying.

Features

  • 175-watt induction motor quietly delivers enough torque to clear even the toughest blockages.
  • Premium-quality, compression-wound inner core cable combines strength and flexibility to resist kinking.
  • Two-piece “twist lock” drum housing will not dent or corrode and allows easy access to the inner drum and cable.
  • Special inner drum design virtually eliminates cable flip-over inside the drum and drum leakage.
  • Two-way AUTOFEED control advances and retrieves the drain cleaning cable with a simple push of a lever keeping you and the work area clean.
  • Includes RIDGID® drain cleaning gloves and operator’s manual.

    
Catalog Number Model No. Description Voltage (V) Weight
lb. kg
71702 K-40  Machine with: C-13IC, 5/16" x 35' (8 mm x 10.7 m) Cable with Inner Drum  115  29  13 
71722 K-40AF  Machine with: AUTOFEED, Guide Hose, Mounting Bracket, C-13IC SB, 5/16" x 35' (8 mm x 10.7 m) Speed Bump Cable with Inner Drum  115  33  15 
71732 K-40AF  Machine with: AUTOFEED, Guide Hose, Mounting Bracket, C-13IC SB, 5/16" x 35' (8 mm x 10.7 m) Speed Bump Cable with Inner Drum  230  33  15 
78347 K-40B AF  Battery Powered Machine with: AUTOFEED, Guide Hose, Mounting Bracket, C-13IC SB, 5/16" x 35" (8 mm x 10.7 m) Cable with Inner Drum, (2) 14.4V Battery Packs, 14.4V Battery Charger  24  11 
71717 K-40 AF 110 V  Machine with: AUTOFEED, Guide Hose, Mounting Bracket, C-13IC SB, 5/16" x 35' (8 mm x 10.7 m) Speed Bump Cable with Inner Drum 

Cables

Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
50647 S-1  1/4" (6 mm) x 15' (4,6 m) with Funnel Auger  2 1/4 
50652 S-2  1/4" (6 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Funnel Auger  3 1/2 
50657 S-3  1/4" (6 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) with Funnel Auger 
62225 C-1  5⁄16" (8 mm) x 25' (7.6 m) with Bulb Auger  3 1/2 
56782 C-1IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7.6 m) Inner Core with Bulb Auger 
89400 C-21  5/16" (8 mm) x 50' (15,2 m) with Bulb Auger 
56792 C-13IC  5/16" x 35' (8 mm x 10.7 m) Inner Core with Bulb Auger  5 1/2 
95847 C-13ICSB  5/16" x 35' (8 mm x 10.7 m) Inner Core Speed Bump with Bulb Auger  5 1/2 
62235 C-2  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Drop Head Auger  3 1/2 
56787 C-2IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 25' (7.6 m) Inner Core with Drop Head Auger 
89405 C-22  5/16" (8 mm) x 50' (15,2 m) with Drop Head Auger 
56797 C-23IC  5/16" (8 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) Inner Core with Drop Head Auger  5 1/2 
62245 C-4  3/8" (10mm) x 25' (7,6 m) with Male Coupling  4 1/2 
62250 C-5  3/8" (10mm) x 35' (10,7 m) with Bulb Auger  8 1/4 
62260 C-6  3/8" (10 mm) x 35' (10,7 m) with Male Coupling  8 1/4 
96037 C-6IC  3/8" (10mm) x 35' (10,7 m) Inner Core with Male Coupling  8 1/2 

Tools

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. 
54837 T-204  “C” Cutter 1" (25 mm)  54832 
63005 T-205  “C” Cutter, 1 3⁄8" (35 mm)  97835 
63010 T-206  Funnel Auger, 3" (80 mm) Long 
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 
63065 T-217  Drop Head Auger, 4" (110 mm) Long 
55457 T-225  Retrieving Auger 
48482 T-250  Tool Set includes: T-203, T-205, T-210, T-217, A-13   
52812 T-230  H-D “C” Cutter, 2" (50 mm)  92815 
52817 T-231  H-D “C” Cutter, 2 1⁄2" (65 mm)  92820 
52822 T-232  H-D “C” Cutter, 3" (80 mm)  92835 
59230 A-13  3/8" Cable Pin Key 

Accessories

Catalog Number Model No. Description
26558 A-40AF  AUTOFEED Assembly & Guide Hose for K-40 Includes Mounting Bracket 
23913 A-39AF  Replacement AUTOFEED Cartridge 
71757 A-40G  A-40G Guide Hose Assembly 
72702 A-40B  Mounting Bracket 
83407   14.4V Battery Pack 
83417   115V Charger 
71847   Cable Torque Arm 
68917   Drum Liner 
76597   Top Roller Bearing Housing Assy. 
76817   C-6 Cable Kit incl. Inner Drum, C-6 Cable Torque Arm, T-250 Tool Set 
98072   C-6IC Cable Kit including: Inner Drum, C-6IC Cable, Torque Arm, T-250 Tool Set 
41937 RIDGID® Leather Drain Cleaning Gloves 
70032 RIDGID® PVC Drain Cleaning Gloves 
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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Very happy with this product! Easy to use, strong & durable, very portable and inexpensive. We highly recommend this unit to plumbers in the field. February 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by I don't have the autofeed option This is a great little machine.My only pet peeve is sometimes the cable gets a bit stuck and you have to pull on it to get it out of the machine but this has happened many times with my old super v .I have also had to remove the front cover and take the cable out and then put the cable back into the machine.Still much lighter and easier to use than the Super V.I had one of those for years and let me tell you this machine is much easier on the hands.Overall it has a strong motor and is perfect for 1 1/2" drains January 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Light and easy to operate. this is an excellent drain cleaning machine. It is very easy to operate and weight only 30lbs. It took me 15-20 minutes to solve my drain problem. I highly recommend for this product. August 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very clean to use Very nice unit for sink drains and bathtubs. Wish it had more power. and a place to wrap cords up on. Glad we have it. April 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by A superb sink drain cleaning tool This machine does everything right. Starting with it's very compact size, this machine is great to use in tight spaces. You can use it in a vertical or horizontal position with no problems. It's pneumatic foot switch frees up your hands and it's power cord is generously long. Although this machine is lightweight, it has a heft and weight that gives testimony to it's high quality construction. The K-40 sets up fast, quickly clears the blockage and its frame allows for cord and tubing storage. December 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by No Muss, No Fuss Top quality power drain cleaner. Mine has been in use approx. 5 years. I have had no problems in the performance of this model. It is easy to use and effective in clearing most all small diameter drain lines. RIDGID provides top quality professional tools for the industry. December 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Glad we made the upgrade! Considering that we are dealing with antiquated drain lines in our 85 year old building, we used to get plenty of slow or stopped drain calls. After taking this through almost every hotel room and easily clearing the hard to access drum traps for the tubs and pedestal sink drains our call volume has dropped off and we can focus more time on other projects. We are very pleased to have added this machine to our already extensive Ridgid tool assortment. Great product! November 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is portable, easy to operate My Grandfather sold wholesale plumbing supplies since the 50's, and he highly recommended his RIGID products. Recently, I had to snake a secondary sink located in a laundry room. Any plumber knows these types of cement sinks can have all kinds of problems. I pulled out his old K-40 and thought I would have a job ahead of me, but it came through without a hitch! If and when the RIGID tools he swore by ever give out, I'll gladly be back to buy from the newest generation of the same line that has served this plumber's family so well for so long! I'd buy any RIGID product with 'my eyes closed' ... that's the kind of confidence I have in their products! November 25, 2014
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