For wet or dry applications including plumbing emergencies, leaks, drywall cleanup, cement dust and sawdust. Stops ultra-fine dust down to .3 microns in size. Easy-to-clean design also resists clogging. 61088 is for Rigid and Craftsman wet/dry vacuums, while 61096 is for Shop-Vac and Genie models.
HEPA stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air and is an officially recognized standard throughout the filtration industry. It is a rating indicating that the filter is capable of retaining all particles as small as 0.3 microns in size at an efficiency rate of 99.97percent.