DeWalt 10-Gallon Dust Extractor #DWV012

WOOD magazine rating


Automatic Filter Clean pulses every 30 seconds for continuous operations without stopping to clean filter
Powerful 15 Amp motor delivers 140 CFM of airflow for maximum suction
Power Tool Actuation controls the On/Off operations of the vacuum with a power tool
Variable Suction controls vacuum's power consumption and amount of suction
Telescoping handle for easy transport
Universal hose connector provides a robust connection with swivel capability
Lightweight and portable weighing in at only 33.5 lbs
Heavy duty wheels and locking casters provide jobsite durability
Multiplelift and tie down points to secure vac to scaffolding or during transportation
Simple one switch operation to select tool actuation or vac only
Unit comes fully assembled
Can be used with wet or dry applications

Tank Size 10gal
Amps 15Amps
Max CFM 140CFM
Water Lift 81"
Size (L x H x W) 23.5"x27.25"x18.5""
Weight 33.5lbs
Decibel 73dBA
Variable-Speed Dial Yes
Power Cord 15ft
Hose Diameter 1 1/4"
Hose Length 15ft

WOOD magazine review

Great suction and filtration

Review Summary

It’s easy to suck up dust from big, stationary machines using a powerful collector, but not always so easy to capture the fine dust and debris created by portable power tools, such as a sander, router, or circular saw. DeWalt’s DWV012 10-gallon wet/dry shop vacuum solved that problem in my shop. This vacuum has enough suction to keep up with those tools, while capturing even the finest dust in the included prefiltering felt bag.
It also has HEPA filters to trap dust particles as fine as .3 micron that escape the bag—but even after sanding mahogany I couldn’t find any sign of it on the white filters. Impressive. A tool-actuated switch turns the vac on and off with the tool, and the motor runs so quietly, I couldn’t hear it over the tool’s noise. However, every 30 seconds the built-in filter cleaner pulses, and that noise can be annoying. Other great features: variable suction, a 1-1/4"×15' hose, easy-rolling casters (lockable in the front), and a telescoping handle for easy storage and transport. —Tested by Craig Ruegsegger, Deputy Editor

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