The unique 5E Heated Spatula / Tacking Iron, is designed and hand built to the highest standards to provide conservators with many years of reliable service. Willard tools are used in leading professional conservation studios worldwide.


All Willard hand tools, including this beautiful 5E heated spatula, otherwise known as a Tacking Iron, are hand crafted by Willard technicians, to the same unique high standard that has built the Willard reputation for proven accuracy, durability and extreme reliability for more than 50 years.


N.B: All Willard heated spatulas require a Willard Control unit (Standard or Special) to operate, these are available separately.


Available accessories include: 


  • Control units, as above
  • Spatula stand


As we manufacture all Willard Hand tools within our workshops, we are always happy to discuss the production of different bespoke tools to meet individual requirements and will always be pleased to consider possible variations, so if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, please ask us.

5E Heated Spatula / Tacking Iron

  • Length: 260mm (10½ in)

    Sole plate area: 3700mm2 (5.7in2)

    Sole plate length: 100mm (4in)

    Sole plate width: 50mm (2in)

    Weight: 0.54kg (9oz)