12 Gallon 5.0 Peak HP High-Power General Purpose Wet/Dry Vac


Perfect for in the home, on the job, or in the shop, the 12 gallon shop vacuum delivers the ideal combination of performance, drum capacity and convenience.

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Expected on 2018-02-23


The WS1200VA is a great wet dry shop vacuum with features you expect from a WORKSHOP Wet/Dry Vacuum:

• 2-1/2" Dual-Flex® Locking Hose –
Offers 180° flexibility at both hose ends for better maneuverability.Locking Tab Keeps Hose Connected To Vac During Use, But Detaches Easily.

• Large Drain
For easier liquid disposal.

• Hose Storage –
Keeps your hose neatly stored when not in use.

• Qwik Lock® Filter Fastening System
For easy filter changes.

• Roll Tight™ Locking Sleeve –
Keeps accessories securely connected.

• Accessory Storage on Caster Feet –
Keeps accessories secure and within reach.

• Large Carry Handle
For easy Transport.

• Tough Copolymer Drum –
Resists dents and cracks, will not rust.

• Integrated Blowing Port –
For added versatility.

• Includes: Shop Vacuum, Hose, Utility Nozzle, Car Nozzle, Wet Nozzle, 2 Extension Wands, Locking Sleeve, Filter, Dust Bag, Owner’s Manual


Because standards matter!
At WORKSHOP, we design our UL-Listed wet/dry vacuums to measure up to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) testing methods, unlike some competitors who use lab methods.

Specifications for the WORKSHOP Wet/Dry Vacuum WS1200VA:

Drum Size 12 Gallon*
Peak Horsepower* 5.0
Voltage 120
Amps 10.0
CFM (Airflow)* 135
Inches (Lift)* 47
Max Air Watts* 209
U.L. Listed Yes
Blowing Yes-Port
Cord Length 15'
Hose Length 7'
Drain Port Yes
Construction Polypropylene
Accessory Size 2-1/2"
Accessory Storage Yes
Replacement Filters WS21200F, WS22200F, WS23200F
Replacement Dust Bag


Optional Filter


* Explanation of Terms. All specification data subject to change without notice.​​


Documents related to the WORKSHOP Wet/Dry Vacuum WS1200VA:

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Owner's Manual (PDF)

WORKSHOP Wet/Dry Vac Brochure  (PDF)

Media Specification Sheet  (PDF)


Learn more about the WORKSHOP Wet/Dry Vac warranty:
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Warranty Document - (PDF)