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Features

  • 5.0 Peak HP Motor provides Powerful performance comparable to larger size wet/dry vacs
  • The vacs “tool box shape” design allows easy storing, stacking and transport to and from job sites
  • Self-Contained Storage allows the hose, 20’ power cord and nozzles to be neatly store inside the vac under hinged covers so transporting the vac to and from job sites is hassle free
  • Lightweight allowing for easy portability
  • Large cushion grip handle folds flat into top of vac. Allows the vac to be easily stacked, stored and carried
  • Storage Brackets Keep 2 extension wands stored on board and conveniently accessible
  • Scroll Noise Reduction® is a patented feature that provides quiet operation by precisely controlling the flow of air through the vac
  • 3-Layer Fine Dust Filter captures fine dust particles such as dry wall dust
  • Tug-A-Long® Locking Hose locks the expandable 2’ to 7’ hose to the vac so it won’t pull loose during use
  • Long 20’ Power Cord allows cleaning over a wide area and stores neatly in the vac

Specifications

Drum Size (Gallons) 4.5
Cord Length 20 ft.
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 16.5 lb
Built-In Accessory Storage Yes
Built-In Drain No
Casters No
Includes Vac, Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush, Utility Nozzle, Expandable Locking Hose, 2 Extension Wands, Fine Dust Filter
Reconditioned No
Returnable 90-Day
Filter Type Cartridge
Included Filter VF3500
U.L. Listed Yes

Motor

Peak HP 5
Air Volume (CFM)  107
Amperage (amps)  9
Voltage 120

Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
WD4522 WD45500  4.5 Gallon Pro Pack Wet/Dry Vac  162  18.50  8.40  Buy Now
1 7/8" Accessories
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
29848 VT1781  1 7/8" Car Nozzle (VT1481)  Buy Now
31718 VT1701  1 7/8" Dusting Brush (VT1701)  Buy Now
31723 VT1702  1 7/8" Crevice Tool (VT1702)  Buy Now
31728 VT1708  1 7/8" Extension Wand (VT1708)  Buy Now
31733 VT1709  1 7/8" Utility Nozzle (VT1709)  Buy Now
31738 VT1710  1 7/8" Wet Nozzle (VT1710)  Buy Now
40163 VT 1712  1 7/8" Crevice Tool/Dusting Brush (VT1712)  Buy Now
40168 VT 1714  1 7/8" Floor Brush (VT1714)  Buy Now
Kits/Hoses/Etc.
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
24608 VT 2570  4X Pro Hose Replacement (VT2570)  Buy Now
31713 VT 1720  1 7/8" x 7' Wet/Dry Vac Hose Kit (VT1720)  Buy Now
31743 VT 1755  3 Piece Adapter Kit (VT1755)  Buy Now
41603 VT 2571  Turbo "Beater Bar" Kit (VT2571)  Buy Now
Filters and Dustbags
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Catalog Number Description Weight
lb. kg
VF3400 STANDARD HALF HEIGHT PLEATED PAPER FILTER  Buy Now
VF3500 Qwik Lock™ Fine Dust Filter  Buy Now
VF3501 Dust Collection Bags (2)  Buy Now
VF3600 FILTER ASM 4.75 HEPA GREEN  Buy Now
VF3700 FILTER ASM WET 4.75  Buy Now
4.5 Gallon ProPack® Portable Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 238.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best RV Shop Vac Available Packable, extremely well designed, tool storage is exceptional. Powerful enough to clean the heating and cooling vents with cubic feet per second to spare. Another top notch Rigid tool.
Date published: 2018-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Car and home improvement vac Great compact design. Coupled with the car cleaning kit with the better quality hose and attachments even better. Very good suction. Wish I had bought one sooner Much easier to move then the canister type. stores very easily on shelf
Date published: 2018-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoy the easy use of this portable shop vacuum. Enjoy the easy use of this portable shop vacuum. Great for cleaning job site and auto.
Date published: 2018-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far So Good I've only used this a few times, but it's been great. Strong enough power to pick up anything that will fit in the hose, long extension cord, not deafeningly loud like others I tried, lifetime warranty.
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice and compact,built well I gave it 3 stars because I expected it to have better suction. I have a rigid 5 gallon and 5 horse power that i’ve Been using for over 15 years so I was a little disappointed with this one.
Date published: 2018-08-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Warranty was different to sign up for, why have different web sites for different product warranty I liked the product. However the warranty website is not easy to use
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good so far I don't know why i was asked to make a review so soon after purchasing. Haven't had it long enough to use it much, but so far it seems like it's perfect for my needs. We'll see how it goes with time.
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A litle on the large size a smaller box would be more convenient. The suction pipes extensions on the back of the vacuum cleaner make it cumbersome to store in in limited space.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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Can use this vacuum to clean a COLD pallet stove.

I am wondering if I can use this vacuum to clean my pellet stove when the ashes are totally cold. Do I need an additional filter or do they have a specific filter for cleaning ashes?
Asked by: arod
I think it would work well for cold ashes. I would suggest buying the filter bags rather than just using the internal pleated fine dust filter. This vac was originally intended for cleaning up drywall dust and would work well for laser printer toner or ashes I would think.
Answered by: OMGLeatherworks
Date published: 2018-07-04

I would like to know which of your wet/dry vacuums have the Scroll Noise Reduction built in.

I already have two of the large vacuums, but am looking for a smaller portable with the Scroll Noise Reduction built in. It isn't always clear from the website which ones have it, so I would like to know for sure. Thank you
Asked by: brasilbob
These two answers to my original question make no sense. The description of this vacuum above clearly states under "Features" that this model has Scroll Noise Reduction. That is item #7. So, it would appear that this model does have the Scroll Noise Reduction feature. While waiting for an answer, I went ahead and ordered, and received, this vacuum. Based on the amount of noise it makes, or rather doesn't make, I would say that it does indeed have the Scroll Noise Reduction. It is relatively quiet for such a powerful vacuum. As I intend to use it in public places, that is important to me. I am rather disappointed in the inaccuracy of the previous answers, and am glad I didn't wait to make a purchasing decision based on their information.
Answered by: brasilbob
Date published: 2017-09-17

Does this unit accept vacuum bags? If so what model number.

Asked by: bbbbbb
Yes the unit accepts vacuum bags. Rigid VF3501 4 gallon high-efficiency dust bags.
Answered by: ccll
Date published: 2017-09-06

Can it work 4~8 hours a day?

I want it works all day long around 4~8 hours, is it OK about that?
Asked by: Jacky2001
Thank you for your interest in RIDGID! It is OK as long as the unit will not be left unattended. If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443) or you may send your email to [email protected] Regards, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDtools
Date published: 2017-09-06

Is it possible to order a replacement Superflex hose?

My Superflex hose has cracked and broken, and the replacement hoses are not flexible enough to fit in the tool storage compartment.
Asked by: snsmyth
My unit is new so mine has not cracked. That is a shame the replacement hose does not package into the side since to me that is one of the major advantageous of this unit.
Answered by: TJ54
Date published: 2017-09-06
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