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Model # VF3600

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HEPA Material Pleated Paper Wet/Dry Vac Replacement Cartridge Filter for Most 3 to 4.5 Gal RIDGID Shop Vacuums (1-Pack)

$19.97
  • Fits most RIDGID wet/dry vacuums 3 to 4.5 gallons
  • Captures allergens, pet dander, and drywall dust
  • Replace your filter often to get optimal vacuum performance
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Product Details
  • Fits most RIDGID wet/dry vacuums 3 to 4.5 gallons
  • Captures allergens, pet dander, and drywall dust
  • Replace your filter often to get optimal vacuum performance
About This Product

The RIDGID pleated paper filter is designed for your RIDGID wet/dry vacuum (3 - 4.5 gallons) to capture allergens and trap particles such as everyday dirt, drywall dust, pollen and pet dander. The replacement filter can be washed and, if dried properly, reused. Changing shop vac filters often is strongly recommended to increase the vac's performance and to help extend vacuum life as it protects the motor from harmful dust and debris. This HEPA Material Filter fits RIDGID wet/dry shop vacs 3 Gal. to 4.5 Gal. and should only be used for dry pickup. RIDGID provides other filtration offerings, including VF3500 Fine Dust Filter (sold separately), VF3700 Wet Filter (sold separately), and VF3800 HEPA Filter (sold separately) depending on the job application and type of cleanup mess. Also, value pack sizes (4-count and 8-count) are available to accommodate a variety of project needs. With its patented Qwik Lock feature, the filter simply snaps on or off the shop vacuum for easy cleaning and to quickly switch filter options.

  • Includes 1 RIDGID HEPA Material Wet/Dry Shop Vacuum Replacement Filter to help capture particles that could harm the motor and decrease performance - dry pickup only
  • Fits RIDGID wet/dry vacs 3 to 4.5 gallons
  • Filter ideal for capturing allergens, pet dander and drywall dust when paired with a RIDGID Dust Collection Bag (VF3501; sold separately)
  • Filter made with HEPA-rated material but does not meet EPA or RRP guidelines for certified HEPA filtration
  • Patented Qwik Lock filter makes installing or removing your shop vac filter quick, easy, and secure - no tools or hardware needed
  • Pleated paper filters can be washed and can be reused if dried properly
  • RIDGID always recommends the use of a cartridge filter for dry pickup and to replace filters often for optimal vacuum performance and to prolong the life of the vac
  • RIDGID offers a range of dry mess filtration options: RIDGID VF3400 general debris filter (sold separately), VF3500 fine dust filter (sold separately), VF3600 HEPA material filter, and a wet/dry mess filtration option: VF3800 HEPA filter (sold separately)
  • If picking up wet debris, RIDGID recommends the wet application filter (VF3700; sold separately)
  • RIDGID also offers a line of shop vac dust collection bags which can assist with debris containment and allow easy debris disposal for 3 gal. to 4.5 gal. wet/dry vacuums (VF3501; sold separately)
  • A variety of RIDGID dust collection bags and larger size filters are available to fit your size vac (sold separately)
  • Also available in a 4-count and an 8-count (sold separately)
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Product ID #: 205728529Internet #: 648846020860Model #: VF3600

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Specifications

Dimensions: H 5.78 in, W 6.62 in, D 6.59 in

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)6.59 inProduct Height (in.)5.78 in
Product Width (in.)6.62 in

Details

Appliance CategoryAppliance PartsBrand CompatibilityRIDGID
Brand/Model CompatibilityRIDGID Wet/Dry Shop VacuumsDebris TypeAllergens, Cold Ashes, Drywall Dust, Dust Mites, Fine Powders, General Debris, Mold, Pet Dander, Pollens, Sawdust
Filter MaterialPaperFilter TypeCartridge
Filter UseHEPA Material FilterIncluded AccessoriesNo additional accessories included
Model CompatibilityFits RIDGID Wet/Dry Shop Vacuums 4.5 Gal. and SmallerNumber of Pieces1
Package Quantity1Product Weight (lb.).65 lb
Returnable90-DayTools Product TypeVacuum
Wet/Dry Attachment & Accessory TypeVacuum Filter Cartridge

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer WarrantyNo Warranty
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Questions & Answers

35Questions
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Q:Will this filter capture chimney soot/dust after sweeping a chimney?
by|Jan 4, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  Hello JFox, Thank you for reaching out to us with your inquiry about our product. We are delighted to inform you that our VF3600 filter is indeed suitable for capturing chimney soot and dust effectively. Not only is our VF3600 filter designed specifically for this purpose, but it also offers versatility beyond chimney cleaning. You can confidently use this filter for a wide range of applications, as long as they do not involve toxic, flammable, or hazardous substances. If you have any further questions or concerns, our Customer Service team is here to assist you. You can reach us at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time. Alternatively, feel free to shoot us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com. We are committed to providing exceptional support and ensuring your satisfaction with our product. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you need any assistance along the way. Thank you once again for considering RIDGID as your trusted partner in keeping your chimney clean and maintaining a healthy living environment. Best regards, RIDGID

by|Jan 6, 2024
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    Q:Does this filter have a 4 1/2 inside diameter for the open end?
    by|Oct 20, 2023
    1 Answer
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    A:  Dear Capt, Thank you for reaching out to us regarding our product. We appreciate your interest in our filter, and we're here to provide you with the information you need. The open end of our filter has an approximate inside diameter of 4.34 inches. If you have any further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact our dedicated Customer Service team at 1-800-474-3443. We are available from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time and will be more than happy to assist you. Alternatively, if you prefer email communication, feel free to reach out to us at info@ridgidvacs.com, and we'll respond promptly with the answers you seek. We value your interest in our products and look forward to serving you! Best regards, RIDGID

    by|Oct 28, 2023
      1 found this answer helpful
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      Q:Would this HEPA filter work with the Stanley SL18910P-3 (3-gal wet/dry vac)?
      by|Sep 18, 2023
      1 Answer
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      A:  Hello Bloarg, Thanks for your inquiry about our product. No, it will not fit Stanley vacuums. This VF3600 fits most RIDGID wet/dry vacuums 3 to 4.5 gallons. We recommend contacting the manufacturer of your vac to find out the compatible filter or HEPA filter. If you have questions or concerns about our RIDGID vacuum products, 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

      by|Sep 21, 2023
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        Q:Will this filter fit my ShopVac 4 gallon?
        by|Aug 8, 2023
        1 Answer
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        A:  Hello Karen, Thanks for your inquiry about our product. No, it will not fit. This VF3400 will fit only our RIDGID brand 3 to 4.5-gallon wet/dry vacs. If you have 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

        by|Sep 1, 2023
          1 found this answer helpful
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          Customer Reviews

          4.7 out of 5
          • 4.7 out of 456 reviews
          • 94% recommend this product
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          This filter is awesome, stops most of the fine particles...
          This filter is awesome, stops most of the fine particles which is very important when you are sanding. I use it while I have the dust extractor hooked up. For basic vacuuming I dont think this filter is necessary but at least ridgid small vacuums can use this filter. Thats why I stick with ridgid. I avoided the Milwaukee because it does not have the same option for Hepa and also the suction when I use it is the same. Thanks Ridgid for keeping the dust out of my lungs.
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          Kinda stupid request; It would be better to ask about the shop vac itself, which I am disappointe...
          Kinda stupid request; It would be better to ask about the shop vac itself, which I am disappointed in!! There is not a good shop vac on the market that I am aware of. ShopVac Brand is horrible, I owned a dozen of them, all crap. Now this Ridged fails to impress!! Wand has clips that catch on everything, big nuisance. Has a window in hose which will not stay put, open or closed, big nuisance. The filter is an odd size and so the normal size in my stock are not used. Not advertised on box so one can make an informed decision.
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          Response from RIDGIDJul 29, 2020
          Hello Terry, Thanks for writing a review and we're sorry to have learned your disappointment. We're interested to know more about this issue and see how we can help you. 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. Thanks, RIDGID Ridgid
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          1 found this review helpful
          Ran the vacum for years with a standard filter and no bags, decided to try out the hepa filter wi...
          Ran the vacum for years with a standard filter and no bags, decided to try out the hepa filter with disposable bags. Haven't seen dust blow out the outlet yet, like I have before. Makes me alittle more comfortable with little ones in the house. I will not be goin back to a standard filter, but in conjunction with the bags I dont imagine replacing the filter anytime soon...
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          5 found this review helpful
          Took a shot and found it works on an old Rigid TV 3000 PORTABLE ELECTRIC TOOL VAC
          Took a shot and found it works on an old Rigid TV 3000 PORTABLE ELECTRIC TOOL VAC
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          • Recommended
          Works good. Have been using these filters for years.
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          The Ridgid HEPA filter, along with a filter bag worked great on my Ridgid Shop Vac to vacuum up construction debris after a project. There was a thick layer of dust in our bedroom due to the construction crew not sectioning the room off. I did not want to spend the time vacuuming up the mess, only to have it shooting out the shop vacuums exhaust. The HEOPA filter and bag kept the debris contained, making clean up quicker and smoother.
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          It filtered the stuff I was vacuuming. It was great.
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          Debris Type

          Allergens, Cold Ashes, Drywall Dust, Dust Mites, Fine Powders, General Debris, Mold, Pet Dander, Pollens, Sawdust

          Allergens, Cold Ashes, Drywall Dust, Dust Mites, Fine Powders, General Debris, Pet Dander, Pollens, Sawdust

          Allergens, Cold Ashes, Drywall Dust, Dust Mites, Fine Powders, General Debris, Mold, Pet Dander, Pollens, Sawdust

          Cold Ashes, Dust Mites, Fine Powders, General Debris, Mold, Pollens, Sawdust

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