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SolidWorks 2018 Launch!
Welcome to Cadtek
Cadtek has been established for over 28 years and has unrivalled experience in providing design solutions for designers and engineers across all disciplines and multiple industries. We provide all of the solutions available in the SolidWorks portfolio. Whether your interest is in 3D design tools, simulation, testing and virtual prototyping of your designs or management of the associated files and documents, Cadtek can meet your requirements. Call 0800 804 7766
Valued sales, support and training
We use Feefo to independently survey our customers to ensure we are able to maintain the highest standards of support and training. Since we started delivering engineering design solutions back in 1988 we have built our reputation on the quality of the service we provide. To see what this service means to our customers and how our engineering team support them you can watch our customer videos here.
SolidWorks Quote Request
To get SolidWorks pricing simply provide a few details below an account manager will provide you with product pricing information.
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What is SolidWorks?
SolidWorks is a solid modelling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program that runs on Microsoft Windows. We believe it to be the best-in-class solution for design engineers, product designers and manufacturing engineers. First introduced in 1997 SolidWorks now has millions of licences in use across the world. It is the design software of choice in most educational institutions. SolidWorks 3D CAD is the core product of a suite of tools that provide solutions for all aspects of the design and manfacturing process including, but not limited to, Product Data Management, Simulation and Virtual Testing, Photo-realistic Rendering, Technical Publications and Productivity Tools.
Is there a student version of SolidWorks?
Yes. Although Cadtek only supplies Commercial licences and Educational and Research licences to institutions, Universities etc. Buy the Student Version here
How much does SolidWorks cost?
The suite of products that comprise the full toolset are designed to meet specific requirements based on our customers’ exact needs. The approriate functionality can depend on the type of industry you are in, the nature of the work you do and your future growth plans. Our account managers are able to quickly customise a quotation to give you accurate figures to your meet your needs and that specify exactly which version of SolidWorks you should consider. It is quick and easy to call us on 0800 804 7766 or complete the form further up the page. View the product matrix to learn more
Can you provide training?
Yes. Cadtek is able to offer a comprehensive schedule of training in all of the SolidWorks products (including some partner products such as SolidCAM) from numerous venues across the UK. As part of our partnership with Solid Solutions Management we are able to offer shared training centre resources to increase the scope and scale of each of our training services. Our training schedule is one of the most extensive in Europe. Learn more…
Serving our customers
Cadtek has a proven track record of delivering outstanding service and after-sales support to our customers. Investing in SolidWorks solutions is more than a simple software purchase, it is a partnership with your reseller that delivers training, support and development to your business to ensure you maximise your investment.
Latest Blog Posts
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What do I need CAD for? Almost all professional CAD packages have different levels or grades. Identifying which version is right for you can be the first challenge in making an informed decision. The better you understand your needs, issues and goals, the better...
Overview Think back to when you were enjoying your last beer. As that first taste hit your lips, the engineering complexities required to create that moment of satisfaction were probably the farthest thing from your mind. However, today's growing brewing industry, and...
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