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Welcome to the Cadtek SolidWorks Blog…

We post various articles such as SolidWorks tutorials, hints & tips, how to’s, as well as the latest Cadtek news and stories from our customers. We update regularly, so check back for lots of useful SolidWorks related content.

Start-Up Success – Felcana Device Revolutionises Pet Care

Felcana is a great example of Start-Up success. Recently featuring at Crufts 2017 the 'vet tech' start-up is on track to achieve full retail launch in 2017. Reinventing the way we care for our pets’ health and manage their well-being, pet owners receive real-time...

How To Build A Killer Robot

Want to design and build a robot ready to battle out on the RobotWars Arena? Well SolidWorks and Cadtek Systems give you the run down of what you should consider. From the weaponry and defence to what tool to use when, this guide is where to start when creating your...

SolidWorks Certification Day a Hit!

Cadtek Systems' first SolidWorks Certification Day went off with great success. All those who attended walked away passing their exams with confidence and boosting their professional development. Paul Cooke from Oliver Valves Ltd and Anthony Walker at Brit-Tipp Ltd...

Webinar Preview: What’s New in Flow Simulation 2017

This webinar will include Rob taking you through the new features of flow simulation in SolidWorks 2017. This will include demonstrations of how the features and options are used to help the simulations. This webinar is primarily aimed a customers with flow simulation...

Webinar Preview: Surfacing Hints and Tips

In this webinar, Jake will be taking you through his top tips when it comes to using surfaces. He will be showing you techniques and methods of using surfaces which will speed up your modeling and process. Even if you don't currently use surfacing inside SolidWorks...

Webinar Preview – Top 10 SolidWorks Support Issues

This webinar will guide you through a few of our more common support calls that crop up more less every day. This will help with troubleshooting some of the problems that you may be having but have not contacted support about. The Cadtek Top 10 Support Questions will...

Modelling a Paddle in SolidWorks – Surface Modelling

Following Part 1 of this video tutorial, Stuart looks at reference geometry and surface modeling to create the paddle & seals. You will see how using surfaces and features within SolidWorks makes life so much easier and more efficient when designing in 3D CAD. The...

FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2017

CADTEK SYSTEMS LTD AWARDED FEEFO GOLD TRUSTED SERVICE AWARD 2017   February 2017, Cadtek Systems Ltd has won a Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, rated by real customers....

Critical DraftSight Hotfix

We have been advised by SolidWorks Technical team that, due to an expired certificate, Windows* 32 & 64-bit versions of DraftSight released from 2012 to 2017 will not launch and/or will stop running as of March 1, 2017. The DraftSight team have produced a critical...

What is B.I.M?

Building Information Modelling is a digital model which allows a range of data to be collaborated into one area. This can be done before during and after construction. BIM allows those who need it to interact with the building to optimise their workflow, creating a...

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