The RIDGID VF5000 3-layer Pleated Vacuum Filter is designed to take on fine particles with its double-pleated design. Easily filter sawdust, dirt from basement or garage, drywall dust, cement dust, cold ashes from fireplaces or grills, and fine powders such as flour, talcum, and chalk. The 3-layer filter material is 99% efficient down to 1 micron to ensure a well done cleanup. A greater surface area is used to resist clogging and installation is made easy with the QwikLock technology and integrated filter plate. Easily reuse this filter by cleaning it with water. Use this filter with your favorite 5-20 gallon RIDGID wet/dry vacuum or 6-9 gallon HUSKY vacuums.