- 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.

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Protective Face Masks

Ideal-tek's protective face masks are suitable to keep safe and healthy workplaces. Learn More


Ideal-tek's high quality loupes are well suited for identifying and positioning small parts used in electronics, the jewelry trade, watchmaking, and education. Learn More

Ceramic Replaceable-Tip Tweezers

Ideal-tek offers high-precision ceramic replaceable-tip tweezers for high-temperature applications and handling of sensitive components. Learn More

Ergo-tek Micro-Shear Cutters

Ideal-tek's Ergo-tek Micro-Shears are designed to maximize productivity while minimizing worker repetitive motion injuries. Learn More

ESD Safe Sticky Swabs

Ideal-tek's ESD safe Sticky Swabs safely remove miniature particulate from sensitive and hard to reach areas. Learn More

PCSA PCB Holders

Ideal-tek's PCSA PCB holders are ideal for fitting circuit boards with components and feature adjustable foam and splint height. Learn More

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Tweezers Selection Guide Publish Date: 2019-05-07

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.

Duration: 5 minutes
Smart Tweezer™ Updated: 2019-02-26

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

Duration: 5 minutes

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How to change your Cutter & Plier Springs – Tutorial

Tutorial on changing cutter and plier springs

How to oil your Cutters & Pliers – Tutorial

Benefits of taking care of your cutters and pliers

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.

Ideal-tek Printed Circuit Board Holder (PCSA)

Assembly – Tutorial for the PSCA

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