If you would like to cut hard materials, there is no reason to choose diamond knives every time.
As you might know, the edge of a diamond is very sharp but fragile because of its sharpness.
Some people, maybe you too, refrain from using diamond knives to observe certain materials.
There should be alternative methods to get good results, we have been considering.

We may solve your concerns if you have some due to the reasons above.
Our metallic, non-diamond, knife seems to cut hard samples or compounded(soft and hard) ones.
This knife is not only superior to get a good block surface but also get nice semi-thin sections between 1 micron to 20 micron thickness.
Blade width have 3 types that are 10mm, 20mm and 30mm!
If you have hesitated to cut some samples before, you will get totally different results with this “SYM Metalica.” 

We will exhibit at The 41st International Conference of the Microscopy Society of Thailand (MST41) in Chiang Mai in early June.
The conference will take place from Tuesday 4th to Saturday 8th.
As you might know, Chiang Mai is formally known as the capital of Thailand in the old days.
You will see many historic buildings and areas there. You must find new things and get wonderful experiences as different as Bangkok and the other tiny islands you’ve ever been.

Thailand is one of the biggest places that is growing EM observations around the world.
This is the biggest reason for us to choose to be there at this hottest moment.
Syntek will prepare all new knives at our booth. Noventa, Quadra, Cuesta and more!
Why don’t you see those ones for yourself? We look forward to seeing you in Chiang Mai.

Official Website of MST41 is here


After you hike up a steep hill, the wonderful view is waiting for you on the top.
If you don’t get any treats, you may not want to climb up the slope.
Even in the city, the situation is similar; You see people’s faces who pass each other on the sloping path.
On the other hand, you don’t see everyone’s face on level ground.

Sometimes the slope has unexpected drama that flat areas don’t have.
We would say that is the same as section collection. Slope makes it dramatic.
We produced this new gadget “SYM Cuesta” for the above reasons.
Once you use this one, you will see new scenery you’ve never seen.

We will share one more good news with you.
This knife is made for people who want to do 3D structure well.
If you are trying to cut several hundred sections at the same time, this knife is the best choice for your observation.
This square shape boat is designed to fit on a 3-inch wafer.

This knife let the water out from the boat same as our JUMBO WT knife.
It is available to put all sections on this wafer easily.
Once you are ready to count all sections in order from the 1st to the end, there is no reason to choose other knives except “SYM Quadra / Tres.”
If you would like to put a 4-inch wafer into the boat, we will provide it for you, of course.

2024/01/15 11:55


We will introduce you our new knife.
You’ve never seen the shape of boat’s inner side before.
What’s the difference exactly!?
In a nutshell, we removed all curved surfaces in inside.

Some people have been feeling current JUMBO knife boat is not so good to be set glass plate or silicon wafer with stability.
Especially, if you would like to set it close to the knife blade, you may get more stress because of the unbalanced shape of boat.
If you use this knife “Noventa / 90”, you won’t feel that kind of irritation anymore.
Right angle brings you to the right track.

We will inform you that Syntek will have year-end through New Year holiday breaks from Friday 29th of December 2023 to Thursday 4rd of January 2024.
During this shutdown period, we will be unable to receive any deliveries for goods and services to us, Syntek.
We will start both our office and factory again from Friday 5th of January.

As you might know, we have 12 different zodiac signs that are based in Chinese history here in Japan.
The animal symbol will be changed from Rabbit to Dragon in 2024.
Dragon is symbolized as “develop” and “success.”
We understand that almost all countries have been under a difficult situation for a couple of years.
Even so, let’s go up higher place from those severe conditions next year together!
Thank you very much for your support this year. We really appreciate it.
We hope you will have peaceful and wonderful holidays. See you again very soon.

2023/10/12 19:36

We will be relocating the office to the address below from the 10th of November.

innoba Ota 208, 4-32-6 Nakarokugo, Ota-ku, Tokyo, 1440055 JAPAN

TEL : +81-3-6424-4088

FAX : +81-3-6424-4089

E-mail (no-change) :

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause you, and your understanding and cooperation are appreciated.

2023/08/19 10:55

We are going to exhibit at MS&T23 conference between 3rd and 4th of October 2023 in Columbus, OH, America.
This is the Material Science & Technology annual meeting at Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown.
If you are willing to be there, you will definitely find something new.
We are waiting for you at the booth 419.

We will show you our 2 new knives that you have never seen before.
1 of them is very useful to get ribbons (serial sections).
The other one is superior to cut metals, not resin blocks.
This is the very first time to introduce those ones officially.
If you are looking for new items for helping your observation, it might be a good idea to be Ohio.
As you might know, Columbus is in the center of the Ohio.
There is known as “the largest small city” in the States.
You will find various fabulous places and enjoy almost everything except winter time.
Yes, we winter hasn’t come yet!

Official MS&T23 Website is here


2023/02/14 13:31

Even during winter time, once you cross over the equator, you will be another world.
In the end of January, Australia is just the mid-summer time
There is no reason to resist flying to the Southern hemisphere during that season.
You don’t have to wear a thick coat anymore once you ride on the airplane.
When you land on the Down Under continent, you will feel a beautiful climate immediately. 


This is the very first time to attend ACMM for us Syntek. We had a lot of good times there and it was much better than we expected.
Total attendees are around 500+ people, but most of them belong to the Electron Microscopy field.
It is very good news for us. It means, we met many potential customers. Sounds promising, doesn’t it?
As you can see in the left pictures, Perth is a nice and comfortable place.
Not too touristy and close to nature.
If you haven’t visited yet, it might be better to put it on your bucket list.


We are going to exhibit at MC2023 in Darmstadt, Germany in the near future.
*MC stands for “Microscopy Conference”, by the way.
The conference starts on Sun. 26th of Feb. and it finishes on Thu. 2nd of Mar., 2023.
If you are staying not only in Germany, but also European countries, why don’t you come to Darmstadt then?
We will be there with our official German distributor, Diapack. We are ready to welcome you.

If you do not live in Germany, you may not know where Darmstadt is.  And also what kind of place is it?
Yes, we were on your side until we decided to join this event.
Local people say ”Wissenschaftstadt Darmstadt.”   Wissenschaftstadt means “science city” in English.
There are about 30,000 students out of 150,000 citizens.  Yes, Darmstadt is a place for academics.
The city is not so big, but Darmstadt is a very convenient area because it is just 30 km south of Frankfurt.
At the end of February, many people are not so busy, we guess.
We would say, this is one of the best times to discuss many agendas in such an academic city.
We look forward to seeing you in Darmstadt!

Official MC2023 Website is here
Diapack’s Website is here