Model 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.

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

 
Catalog Number Model No. Description Air Watts  (G/h) Weight
lb. kg
41588 WD0970  9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac  175  16.70  7.60  Buy Now
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 106 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 I like Ridgid products for their durability and thought... .., but here is an engineering suggestion. The engineers seem to feel that suction is a good seal top to bottom. I don't like it. Here I'm paying for a HEPA filtering system & the system is open when the motor stops. The fine dust is still swirling; I just don't like the idea of it being so loose fitting. It's my beef. Other than that, I'm happy with this size because I CAN use a HEPA filter. Oh! And the noise reduction accessory? You guys SHOULD NOT MARKET it as such! It doesn't lower 1 decibel!! BUT, it does disrupt "wind" flow, which keeps dust from being kicked up. That can be huge! Offer free sound-reducing, ear wear for noise reduction. June 29, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Has the power to do what it's suppose to do. Only a week old, cleaned up the mess I've been making scraping the popcorn off the ceilings Needed a larger hose, my old Shop-Vac still works (20 years old)! Hose is to small. I'll see if this last as long. May 24, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by I will recommend this to my friends Very good easy to use will recommend to friends This vacuum had great features and good price April 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Like the Brand Second tool purchased from Ridgid ,could not ask for better quality. April 2, 2015
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what is recommended to attach a hose or pipe for drainage with my Rigid 9 gal wet/dry vac ? Or what size adaptor ?
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!

The 9 gallon vacs do not have a drain. The vacs that have a drain on the bottom part of the drum are 12 gallons or larger.

If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800- 474-3443).

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