DeWALT DXV06P 6-gallon Poly Wet/Dry Vac
DeWALT DXV06P is a wet/dry vacuum cleaner with a 6-gallon capacity of dry and wet dirt and liquids, suitable for shops and construction sites.
The body of DeWALT DXV06P is made of tough and durable plastic, making the unit lightweight and rather maneuverable thanks to 4 rubberized casters. However, this and other units made from plastic should not be used as ash vacuums.
Published: April 21, 2021.
DeWALT DXV06P Wet/Dry Vac Features and Specifications
DeWALT DXV06P is a 3-in-1 shop/construction site wet/dry vacuum cleaner that can be used as a vacuum cleaner, as a blower, and as a dryer, thanks to the suction (vacuum) and blower ports and the list of available tools and accessories.
When ready for cleaning, DeWALT DXV06P weighs 18.3 lbs (~8.3 kg) with the weight being distributed to four rubberized caster wheels, ensuring good maneuverability even when the unit is full of dirt/liquids.
DeWALT DXV06P is rated at 4 peak HP, providing very good suction of 135.5 Air Watts and 80 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute).
The power cord is 10 feet (3.05 m) long and is manually wrapped - at first, 10 ft power cord sounds short, but at the construction sites and shops there are always extension cords available, just note that the unit draws 8 Amps requiring at least 14 AWG extension cord up to 50 feet in length and at least 12 AWG extensions cord up to 100 feet in length.
DeWalt DXV06P features a height of 19.69 inches (50 cm) and can be easily transported in cars and trucks.
The unit features both a vacuum port (front of the unit) and the blower port (back of the unit), increasing its versatility.
Flexible cleaner hose features a diameter of 1-7/8 inch (4.76 cm) and a length of 7 feet (2.15 m). Cleaning reach may be extended using a two-piece cleaning wand.
Note: When DeWalt DXV06P arrives, be sure to read the manual in order to get accustomed to your new vacuum - it's is relatively simple to use and maintain, but better safe than sorry.
Also, when the unit arrives, the box contains DeWalt DXV06P wet/dry vac, 1-7/8 inch x 7 feet hose, 2 extension wands, washable and reusable cartridge filter, floor nozzle, utility nozzle, crevice nozzle, disposable filter bag, and mesh accessory storage bag.
When the DeWalt DXV06P is used for vacuuming dry debris, it is used with a disposable filter bag and reusable cartridge air filter.
Disposable filter bags may be ordered from most online shops and are recommended method of disposing of large amounts of dry dirt - just open the unit, take the bag out and replace it with a new one.
Also, these dirt bags increase the level of air filtration, so if possible, go for OEM disposable filter bags.
A reusable cartridge air filter is used for vacuuming dry dirt and the smaller amounts of liquids. If the larger amount of liquids are going to be vacuumed, replace the cartridge air filter with the foam air filter, or some mist may appear at the exhaust with some dripping here and there.
Note: For exact cleaning and maintenance procedures, check the Owner's Guide that comes with the unit.
The cartridge air filter is washable, extending its operating life. After washing, dry it completely before assembling back into the unit.
If required, a cartridge air filter may be ordered from online shops.
Long Story Short: DeWalt DXV06P is a very popular 6-gallon wet/dry vacuum because of its suction strength, durability, versatile cleaning tools and accessories, and a rather acceptable price.
If You are looking for a new shop wet/dry vacuum, consider this model.
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