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- Since being established in Switzerland in 1964, Ideal-tek has become one of the world’s leading manufacturer and suppliers of precision hand tools and instruments. Their products are used every day, all over the world, by thousands of customers in the surgical instruments, medical device, microscopy and laboratory, electronics and semiconductor, watchmaking, jewelry, and beauty industries. From their facility in the southern Switzerland region of Tessin, they design and manufacture high quality specialist tweezers, cutters, pliers, and custom designed tools. They also provide customers with additional complementary products, sourced from highly respected third parties. These products include microscopes, scalpels and blades, printed circuit board holders, soldering/desoldering tools. Ideal-tek products are sold in 45 countries by a network of some 150 distributor partners. Currently, 35% of their sales come from the USA, 40% from Europe, and 25% from Asia.

Newest Products View All (7)

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Plastic Replaceable Tip Tweezers

Ideal-tek's plastic replaceable tip tweezers have stainless-steel handles and feature durable self-aligning replacement tips.

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MPT Probes

Ideal-tek’s probes are ESD safe, wear resistant offer high tensile strength and flexibility with soft tips that do not scratch delicate surfaces.

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Biology Tweezers

The Ideal-tek high precision tweezer line has been expanded with the addition of their biology line to meet the most stringent applications.

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Mini Tweezer Line

Ideal-tek's mini tweezers are made of superalloy and can be used where a fine tip is needed without the excess bulk of long tweezers.

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LCR Meter Smart Tweezers™

Ideal-tek's LCR meter Smart Tweezers™ unique design combines a pair of gold-plated SMD tweezers with ergonomic shielded handles.

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High Precision Tweezers

Ideal-tek precision tweezers are non-magnetic and corrosion resistant resulting in long tool life.

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Product Training Modules View All (2)

Tweezers Selection Guide

Tweezers Selection Guide

Duration: 5 minutes

This presentation will introduce users to Ideal-tek’s wide range of tweezers and provide a starting point to select the best tweezer for a specific application.


Smart Tweezer™

Duration: 5 minutes

Introduction and user training for Ideal-tek's Smart Tweezer™ product line.

Featured Videos View All (11)

How to change your Cutter & Plier Springs – Tutorial

Tutorial on changing cutter and plier springs

Publish Date: 2018-12-06

Ideal-tek PC-40 (PC Board Holder)

PC-40 is a practical desk adjustable repair stand, dedicated to all rework operations. 360° rotation of the board; PC-40 may be installed on any workbench.

Publish Date: 2018-12-06

Replaceable Plastic and Ceramic Tip Tweezers - Tutorial

Tutorial on Replaceable Plastic and Ceramic Tips

Publish Date: 2018-12-06

Ideal-tek’s New Ergo-tek Line

The Ergo-tek line represents the perfect combination of ultra high cutting quality and durability

Publish Date: 2018-12-06

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