The RIDGID 3-layer pleated paper filter features a double-pleated design that captures fine particles such as dust, drywall sanding and fireplace ash. With its patented Qwik Lock™ feature, it simply snaps on or off the vacuum for easy cleaning. The filter fits all RIDGID wet/dry vacuums 5 gallons and larger.


  • Captures 99% of all particles 1 micron in size and larger
  • Ideal for capturing drywall dust
  • Qwik Lock™ Fastening system
  • Fits all RIDGID brand vacs 5 gallons and larger
  • Washable and reusable
  • Includes 1 filter per package


Best for Sawdust
Typical Basement, Garage, or Car Dirt
Drywall Dust
Cement Dust
Cold Ashes (Fireplace, BBQ Grill)
Fine Powders (Flour, Talcum Power, Baby Powder, Chalk)
Fits vac sizes 5-20 gallons

Ordering Information

Catalog Number Model No. Description
72952 VF5000  Fine Dust Filter - Blue  Buy Now
20163 VF 3500  Fine Dust Filter - Half Height  Buy Now
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Rated 5 out of 5 by 2 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by This filter has excellent filtering capability. I have two of these filters I use when doing my wood working projects. They are excellent filters. I change them and wash them and have had one of my filters for over 5 years. November 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works great on fine concrete dust. Used on fine concrete dust and sawdust. Works great. November 24, 2014
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