Internet #100021371

Model #VF3500

Store SKU #503642

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

  • 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.

3 Layers offer filtration of fine dust.

3-Layer Filtration

3 Layers offer filtration of fine dust.

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.

The RIDGID 3-layer pleated paper filter 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 Gal. to 4.5 Gal. 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 1 Filter

Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

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

Details

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
Yes
Included Accessories
No additional accessories included
Model Compatibility
Fits RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums 4.5 Gal. and Smaller
Number of Pieces
1
Package Quantity
1
Product Weight (lb.)
.5 lb
Returnable
180-Day
Vacuum Accessory Type
Other
Vacuum Attachment Type
Other
Wet/Dry Attachment & Accessory Type
Vacuum Filter Cartridge

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
No Warranty

Questions & Answers

63Questions53Answers

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 work for my 4 gallon huskey shop vac

Asked by Shawn December 27, 2018
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Check model number online and see required parts

I have a Shark Rocket, will this work for my filter that someone emptied when cleaning.

Asked by Norma February 9, 2019
6
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No, this product is not guaranteed to fit your model.

Just to confirm, the VF3700 filter can be used to pick up damp or wet materials??

Asked by DIYDeb July 22, 2019
5
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Yes

what's inside diameter?

Asked by Art September 4, 2019
5
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The length measure from the inside of a pipe usually side to side.

Does this fit the 3 gal portable vacuum?

Asked by Art August 9, 2018
5
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This fits the Ridgid 4 gallon, 5 peak HP, portable vacuum.. I do not know about the 3 gallon. On the id stamp on your vac, it should state which filter. If not, the Ridgid webpage will tell you which filter you need. Though the ad at the top of this page says it will fit 3 gal. portable. Good luck...

why is it every time I need one its not on shelf don't even stock it

Asked by jerbear July 14, 2018
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The best way to get one is to order it online from Home depot. I got mine pretty fast. Mr .G

How do I remove the old filter? There is a plug or cap on top and I don't see how to remove it.

Asked by MomofOne53 March 16, 2014
5
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Yes I just bought this last week. It is a easy job. The thing is on a hub and doesn't turn or move. It only can work by pulling off the old filter and putting on the new one. At least that is the way for the VF3500 for the 4 Gallon Rigid Vacuum.

can I use this filter for water?

Asked by Joe52571 May 13, 2016
4
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No, and it is not recommended. I believe you would need to use the VF3700 for wet applications. The VF3500 can be washed, but must be dried thoroughly before being used again. That is why I have at least two on hand.

Will this filter fit my small stinger vacuum ?

Asked by Jay616 March 4, 2017
4
Answers

No

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Is a good filter for drywall dust.
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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.
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I do a lot of drywall sanding.I need to to a lot of clean up. It captures all the fine sanding dust.
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Good for my intended use on drywall dust but fills fast and needs to be shaken out often.
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