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1-Layer Standard Pleated Paper Filter for Most 5 Gal. and Larger RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums (16-Pack)

  • Fits RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons or larger
  • Durable, 1-layer filter material resists clogging
  • Patented Qwik Lock filter fastening system for easy filter change
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Product Overview

Filter designed with 1 layer of filtration that captures general dust and debris.

GENERAL DIRT AND DEBRIS

Filter designed with 1 layer of filtration that captures general dust and debris.

1-Layer filtration for general dirt and dust found in the home, garage, or shop.

BEST FOR

1-Layer filtration for general dirt and dust found in the home, garage, or shop.

Pairing RIDGID filters and vacuums helps protect the motor from harmful dust and debris, extending the vacuum's life.

EXTEND VACUUM LIFE

Pairing RIDGID filters and vacuums helps protect the motor from harmful dust and debris, extending the vacuum’s life.

Detach the lid and place the motor upside down in the drum. Locate the filter cage.

EASY TO INSTALL

Detach the lid and place the motor upside down in the drum. Locate the filter cage.

This filter will fit your vacuum if your filter cage height is 8-9 inches.

FILTER SIZE

This filter will fit your vacuum if your filter cage height is 8-9 inches.

Place filter on top. Press down near the center of the filter with both thumbs until the rubber opening of the filter locks in securely.

HOW TO INSTALL

Place filter on top. Press down near the center of the filter with both thumbs until the rubber opening of the filter locks in securely.

Press one thumb on the plastic tip and simultaneously pull up on the filter from the side tabs.

HOW TO REMOVE

Press one thumb on the plastic tip and simultaneously pull up on the filter from the side tabs.

Filter can be lightly washed for reuse. Allow filter to dry before using again.

Washable Filter

Filter can be lightly washed for reuse. Allow filter to dry before using again.

Filter installs easily with our patented Qwik Lock® system.

Quick Install

Filter installs easily with our patented Qwik Lock® system.

Buy more and save. Significant savings when purchasing the 16-Pack.

16-Pack

Buy more and save. Significant savings when purchasing the 16-Pack.

Compatible with RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons and larger.

Compatible Vacuums

Compatible with RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons and larger.

RIDGID offers alternative filtration options including the VF5000 Fine Dust, VF6000 HEPA Media, and VF7000 Wet Filter.

Filtration Options

RIDGID offers alternative filtration options including the VF5000 Fine Dust, VF6000 HEPA Media, and VF7000 Wet Filter.

Change filter when vacuum performance decreases.

Replace

Change filter when vacuum performance decreases.

This 16 pack of RIDGID 1-layer pleated paper filters is ideal for everyday dirt typically found in your basement, garage and car. It is the optimal replacement filter for your 5 gallon or larger RIDGID wet/dry vac. This is a replacement for VF4000. With its patented Qwik Lock feature, the filter simply snaps on or off the vacuum for easy cleaning.
  • Washable and reusable
  • Traps typical shop, garage and jobsite debris
  • Simple installation
  • Includes 16 filters
  • Fits 5 plus Gal. RIDGID Vacs and 6 to 9 Gal. Husky vacs
Filter designed with 1 layer of filtration that captures general dust and debris.

GENERAL DIRT AND DEBRIS

Filter designed with 1 layer of filtration that captures general dust and debris.

1-Layer filtration for general dirt and dust found in the home, garage, or shop.

BEST FOR

1-Layer filtration for general dirt and dust found in the home, garage, or shop.

Pairing RIDGID filters and vacuums helps protect the motor from harmful dust and debris, extending the vacuum's life.

EXTEND VACUUM LIFE

Pairing RIDGID filters and vacuums helps protect the motor from harmful dust and debris, extending the vacuum’s life.

Detach the lid and place the motor upside down in the drum. Locate the filter cage.

EASY TO INSTALL

Detach the lid and place the motor upside down in the drum. Locate the filter cage.

This filter will fit your vacuum if your filter cage height is 8-9 inches.

FILTER SIZE

This filter will fit your vacuum if your filter cage height is 8-9 inches.

Place filter on top. Press down near the center of the filter with both thumbs until the rubber opening of the filter locks in securely.

HOW TO INSTALL

Place filter on top. Press down near the center of the filter with both thumbs until the rubber opening of the filter locks in securely.

Press one thumb on the plastic tip and simultaneously pull up on the filter from the side tabs.

HOW TO REMOVE

Press one thumb on the plastic tip and simultaneously pull up on the filter from the side tabs.

Filter can be lightly washed for reuse. Allow filter to dry before using again.

Washable Filter

Filter can be lightly washed for reuse. Allow filter to dry before using again.

Filter installs easily with our patented Qwik Lock® system.

Quick Install

Filter installs easily with our patented Qwik Lock® system.

Buy more and save. Significant savings when purchasing the 16-Pack.

16-Pack

Buy more and save. Significant savings when purchasing the 16-Pack.

Compatible with RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons and larger.

Compatible Vacuums

Compatible with RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons and larger.

RIDGID offers alternative filtration options including the VF5000 Fine Dust, VF6000 HEPA Media, and VF7000 Wet Filter.

Filtration Options

RIDGID offers alternative filtration options including the VF5000 Fine Dust, VF6000 HEPA Media, and VF7000 Wet Filter.

Change filter when vacuum performance decreases.

Replace

Change filter when vacuum performance decreases.

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
7.5
Product Height (in.)
8.75
Product Width (in.)
7.5 in

Details

Appliance Category
Appliance Parts
Brand Compatibility
RIDGID
Brand/Model Compatibility
RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums
Color
White
Color Family
White
Filter Material
Proprietary
Filter Type
General Dirt Filter
Floor Care Features
No Additional Features
HEPA Filter
No
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Model Compatibility
Fits RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums 5 Gal. and Larger
Number of Pieces
16
Package Quantity
16
Product Weight (lb.)
1
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Vacuum Accessory Type
Other
Vacuum Attachment Type
Other
Wet/Dry Attachment & Accessory Type
Vacuum Filter Cartridge

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
No Warranty

Questions & Answers

111Questions34Answers

Can I wash filter

Asked by Bud April 14, 2021
5
Answers

No but it can be cleaned with using an air blower such as compressor with light air pressure.

Is this filter compatible with Craftsman 5 gal wet/dry vacuum?

Asked by Bill February 4, 2021
2
Answers

Not sure. The Rigid filters are 8.5" tall and have a circular throat of 4.25" at the top. The filter is held in place by a .25" nut on a shaft that penetrates the bottom.

Will ths fit the 6 gal shopvac

Asked by Cc January 7, 2021
3
Answers

Hello Cc, Thanks for your inquiry about our product. No, these filters will not fit the Shop-Vac brand. These are only made to fit most of our RIDGID 5-gallon and larger vacs. If you have any other questions, you may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID

What filter fits the 4 gallon 5hp vacuum?

Asked by Lou December 14, 2020
3
Answers

The VF-3500

Does this also need a paper sweeper bag inside for picking up fine ashes.

Asked by Dee December 13, 2020
6
Answers

Hello, Thank you for your question! Yes, this will need the filter bag since this VF4000 Standard Filter is not designed for fine ashes. Or, you could upgrade to VF5000 Fine Dust filter instead. We don't know the model number of your vac, but you could contact us directly to confirm whether your model can use a dust collection bag. Most of our RIDGID vacs with the suction port on the drum can use a filter bag. You may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID Wet/Dry Vac Customer Support

Will this fit a Husky 10 Gallon 5 HP Model 8111011

Asked by Steve December 12, 2020
5
Answers

Hello, Thank you for your question! This VF4000 filter is designed for RIDGID 5-gallon and larger Wet Dry Vacuums only. hence, it will not fit the Husky 10-gallon vac. Please consider contacting your vacuum's manufacturer. For any other concerns bout our products, please call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID Wet/Dry Vac Customer Support

Will this fit on a model wd09350?

Asked by Lost November 4, 2020
3
Answers

Hello Lost, Thank you for your question! This VF4000 1-Layer Standard Pleated Paper Filter fits most 5 Gal. and Larger RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums. Hence, yes, it will work with your WD09350 9-gallon vacuum. For any other questions, please call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID

I am looking for the filter for the Ridgid 12 gallon a 5.0 peak HP blower vac if you have one can...

Asked by Monica October 29, 2020
3
Answers

Hello Monica, Thanks for reaching out to us. Depending on what you are planning to pick up, there are 4 types of filters that you can use with your RIDGID 12-gallon vacuum.For standard or typical basement or garage dirt, you can use the VF4000. For fine dust, such as drywall or cement dust, you must have the VF5000. We also have a filter made of HEPA rated material known as VF6000. This filter is best recommended for picking up pollens and allergens. Lastly, we have VF7000 foam filter specifically designed only for liquid pick-ups or water-borne debris. These filters are regular items at the Home Depot stores. You can also order online on this page or at store.ridgid.com. If you have any other inquiries, you may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID

Will this fit a wd16600 vacuum?

Asked by Streetglider October 27, 2020
2
Answers

Yes,I bought mine last 2weeks

Can I used this filter to vaccum dust from from an air vent?

Asked by Jay October 13, 2020
2
Answers

Hello Jay, We highly recommend either the VF5000 3-layer fine dust filter or VF6000 5-layer HEPA medial filter for your RIDGID 5-16 gallon wet/dry vac to ensure dust will be captured. If you have additional questions, you may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'll be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID

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Customer Reviews

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  • 96% recommend this product
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Does not fit the VacMaster wall mounted vacuum
I purchased the wall mount VacMaster vacuum from Home Depot online. The order system recommended I also purchase a 2-count package of replacement filters (Rigid brand). I thought that would be a good idea. It wasn't. These filters will not fit the VacMaster vacuum. The Vaacmaster filter is open on top and bottom, the Rigid ones suggested here are closed on top and so cannot fit. (see picture attached) I gave the filters high marks for the review because I suspect they work well in OTHER vacuums but not the VacMaster wall mounted one.
by RiverRat37
1 person found this helpful
Thus filter is more than adequite for shop and jobsite work. It fits tightly on the vac so there ...
Thus filter is more than adequite for shop and jobsite work. It fits tightly on the vac so there is no leakage around the filter. I use it for collecting dust from sanders and picking up dust that my larger dust collection system misses from my jointer, planer, table saw, etc.
by CAS
4 people found this helpful
Wow I'm still excited beyond belief...
Wow I'm still excited beyond belief
by HomeDepotCustomer
2 people found this helpful
Truly a great filter, super easy to replace never have had a fitment issue, Use it with my 14 gal...
Truly a great filter, super easy to replace never have had a fitment issue, Use it with my 14 gallon shop-vac, saw dust, drywall dust, as well as cleaning my BBQ smoker. Never a issue of suction highly recommend this filter
by Keith
5 people found this helpful
This was the exact filter we needed for our Ridgid Rinse&Vac
This was the exact filter we needed for our Ridgid Rinse&Vac
by HomeDepotCustomer
2 people found this helpful
Worked great
Worked great
by Miko
1 person found this helpful
the 1-layer everyday dirt pleated paper filter fits perfectly on my 5 gal rigid wet dry vacuum. v...
the 1-layer everyday dirt pleated paper filter fits perfectly on my 5 gal rigid wet dry vacuum. very easy to install, just unscrew the nut at the bottom of old filter, slide it down and install new filter, screw the nut on and done! takes mere minutes and you are ready to vacuum. there is no dust escape with this filter, it is contained in the vacuum holding tank. i have had this for about a month and love how well it works and meets all my expectations you may want in a filter.
by HONEYBU
4 people found this helpful
Though it is a different design compared to the original, it works perfectly. Original design, a...
Though it is a different design compared to the original, it works perfectly. Original design, as shown in photo, is open on both ends and utilizes a separate plate to seal the bottom of the filter. The new design has the plate built in and works fine.
by Smith
4 people found this helpful
This RIDGID wet/dry vac filter is very easy to exchange so it’s a breez to remove and clean betwe...
This RIDGID wet/dry vac filter is very easy to exchange so it’s a breez to remove and clean between usage. This is the 3rd filter that I’ve replaced in 3 years. I clean the filter after every use and for at least a year of moderate service, the performance of my vac and this filter has exceeded my expectations.
by Efraz11
2 people found this helpful
These filters fit perfectly, are easy to install and do what they are supposed to. Cleaned behind...
These filters fit perfectly, are easy to install and do what they are supposed to. Cleaned behind and under a refrigerator and a stacked washer dryer area that had not been done in many years.
by Sandsculptor
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