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Model #VF3500A

3-Layer Fine Dust Pleated Paper Filter for 3 to 4.5 Gal. RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums (4-Pack)

  • Fits RIDGID shop vacuums 3 to 4.5 gallons
  • Durable, 3-layer Fine Dust Filter material resists clogging
  • Patented Qwik Lock filter fastening system for easy filter change
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Product Overview

Filter designed with 3 layers of filtration that captures fine dust and debris.

FINE DUST

Filter designed with 3 layers of filtration that captures fine dust and debris.

3-Layer Fine Dust filtration for fine particles such as dust, drywall sanding and cold ash.

BEST FOR

3-Layer Fine Dust filtration for fine particles such as dust, drywall sanding and cold ash.

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 4.5-5.5 inches.

FILTER SIZE

This filter will fit your vacuum if your filter cage height is 4.5-5.5 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 4-Pack.

4-Pack

Buy more and save. Significant savings when purchasing the 4-Pack.

Compatible with RIDGID vacuums 3 to 4.5 gallons

Compatible Vacuums

Compatible with RIDGID vacuums 3 to 4.5 gallons

RIDGID offers alternative filtration options including the VF3600 HEPA Media, and VF3700 Wet Filter.

Filtration Options

RIDGID offers alternative filtration options including the VF3600 HEPA Media, and VF3700 Wet Filter.

Change filter when vacuum performance decreases.

Replace

Change filter when vacuum performance decreases.

This 4 pack of RIDGID 3-layer pleated paper filters is designed to capture fine dust and features a double-pleated design that captures particles such as dust, drywall sanding and fireplace ash. The filter fits all RIDGID wet/dry vacs 3 to 4.5 gallons. With its patented Qwik Lock feature, the filter simply snaps on or off the vacuum for easy cleaning.
  • Ideal for capturing fine dust, such as drywall dust
  • Patented Qwik Lock filter fastening system makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy and secure, no tools or hardware needed
  • Pleated paper filters can be washed and reused, if dried properly
  • Captures fine particles such as drywall dust and fine powders
  • RIDGID always recommends the use of a cartridge filter for dry pick-up. If picking up wet debris, RIDGID recommends the VF3700
  • Includes 4 Filters

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
6.75 in
Product Height (in.)
6.75 in
Product Width (in.)
6 in

Details

Appliance Category
Appliance Parts
Brand Compatibility
RIDGID
Brand/Model Compatibility
RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums
Color
Blue
Color Family
Blue
Filter Material
Proprietary
Filter Type
Fine Dust Filter
Floor Care Features
No Additional Features
HEPA Filter
No
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Model Compatibility
Fits RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums 4.5 Gal. and Smaller
Number of Pieces
4
Package Quantity
4
Product Weight (lb.)
.5 lb
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

39Questions31Answers

Will this fit a 4 gallon dewalt wet dry vacuum dxv04t?

Asked by Kevin March 15, 2021
2
Answers

Not likely. This is designed to fit the Rigid 4 gallon only

Will this work on 4 gallon shop vac?

Asked by Manga January 15, 2021
3
Answers

Yes. It was delivered promptly and installed very easily by popping the old one off and putting the new one on. No tools needed!

does this work on model WD40800

Asked by xx September 12, 2020
2
Answers

Hello HomeDepotCustomer, Yes, this VF3500 filter will work with WD40800. 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

how often should the filter be changed?

Asked by Bahamas August 28, 2020
3
Answers

If I use the bag in my vacuum I only change it when it visibly looks worn or is dirty. That rarely occurs with using the bags. If I use it without the bags I change it once I can’t shake all of the accumulated dirt from it

Will this fit my older WD2450 vac? It has an oval filter but the filter is still stamped 3500.

Asked by Randy August 14, 2020
2
Answers

I don’t know. I went by the number on my vac and matched it with what would fit at Home Depot.

Does the 3-layer filter limit the power of the vacuum compared to the 1-layer standard filters? I...

Asked by Kyle June 10, 2020
4
Answers

Honestly I installed the filter a while back but I’ve never noticed a loss or limit of power. We mostly use the vacuum for our vehicles and for pet hair around our porch.

will this fit a small(2.5 gal) shop vac?

Asked by jr March 1, 2020
3
Answers

It fits my Ridgid 2.5 gallon vacuum perfectly.

Does anyone blow out the filter with compressed air to increase the lifespan of these somewhat co...

Asked by Ed February 28, 2020
7
Answers

Hello bikeboatski, We don't recommend using compressed air because we don't know what nozzle or at what pressure you would use. The preferred method is knocking the filter to loosen the debris or lightly washing it and letting it dry before using it again. If you really want to use air, the volume or pressure of air exiting the blowing port on the vac would be safe to use. If you have more questions or you need assistance, you may call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and we'd be glad to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID

Will this filter fit WD-40 700 model vac?

Asked by Jack December 28, 2019
3
Answers

Hello Jack, Yes, this filter will fit our RIDGID WD40700 4-gallon wet/dry vac. If you have further questions or concerns, 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

Where can I find the standard version in this size?

Asked by Alex December 6, 2019
2
Answers

easy to install worked as advertised

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 779 reviews
  • 97% recommend this product
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Is a good filter for drywall dust....
Is a good filter for drywall dust.
by Willy
1 person found this helpful
its a filter
its a filter
by Jp
This product works really good when its new. Once the dust gets into the creases it looses its su...
This product works really good when its new. Once the dust gets into the creases it looses its suction. I bang out the dust and reuse it several times. I've purchased about 5 of them in the last 2 months working on a new building. I give it a 3.
by LRE
1 person found this helpful
It does the job for what it was designed to do.
I do a lot of drywall sanding.I need to to a lot of clean up. It captures all the fine sanding dust.
by TheMasterMudder1
1 person found this helpful
by Ronnie
Outstanding filtration and can be cleaned over and over again for continued use. I currently chan...
Outstanding filtration and can be cleaned over and over again for continued use. I currently change filters every 3 to 4 months
by Reno56
Rating provided by a verified purchaser...
Rating provided by a verified purchaser
by HomeDepotCustomer
Filter cartridge does an adequate job with routine trash pickup,...
Filter cartridge does an adequate job with routine trash pickup, but tends to clog & lose efficiency too quickly with drywall sanding dust
by HomeDepotCustomer
1 person found this helpful
The filter works fine and fits well for my rigid...
The filter works fine and fits well for my rigid vacuum. I will note the top and bottom is made of some type of rubberized compound that is firmly attached to the fabric filter pleats so it’s unlikely to separate when you mount the filter on the center post.
by Bill1234
Great for routine shop vac issues. Works Great, but I would recommend the water variety if you ne...
Great for routine shop vac issues. Works Great, but I would recommend the water variety if you need to vacuum any water!
by HomeDepotCustomer
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