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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.

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...

SolidWorks World 2017 – Los Angeles Digest!

Can't make SolidWorks World 2017? Keep up to date here with all of the highlights in our list below. You can also follow the activity on our twitter or watch the general sessions live each day here. Monday, February 6, 2017 4:15PM – 6:00PM GMT Special Welcome...

Webinar Preview – SolidWorks Evaluation Tools

SolidWorks Evaluation Tools Being able to evaluate your designs quickly and accurately is key to avoiding any downstream problems and to optimise and improve. Within SolidWorks there are a host of tools at your disposal to evaluate and refine your designs, during this...

Webinar Preview – Meshing in Flow Simulation

Meshing in SolidWorks Flow Simulation is essential to achieving accurate results in the shortest amount of time. Whilst the meshing process in Flow Simulation is easy to us and much of it automated, it’s important to understand how it works in order to get sufficient...

Webinar Preview: What’s New in Plastics 2017

In this weeks webinar Rob will be taking you through the features and options new to Plastics in SolidWorks 2017. This webinar is aimed at people who use the current Plastics Add on or anyone who is interested in using Plastics or just want to know a little more about...

Webinar Preview: Working With BOMs

In This week's Webinar Jamie will be showing you an updated version of using BOMs in SolidWorks. This is open to all users and will teach you little hints and tips when it comes to using and changing BOMs. Whether you use them everyday or have never created one, this...

Why Can’t I see my SolidWorks Model in File Explorer?

If you can't see your model preview or a thumbnail next to the name it could mean that a few options aren't selected/deselected. This is a fairly common occurrence on our support desk and is easy to solve by following these quick steps below... Step 1. Ensure that...

Webinar Preview: Working with BIM

With the advancements of BIM in 2017, in this week's webinar Stuart will talk you through working with BIM (Building Information Modelling).He will be explaining what it is that BIM is and what it can be used for. Hopefully you will learn about, and be introduced to...

The Evolution of CAD Design – A Users Guide

When Masuri Helmet’s approached Visitech’s Alan Meeks to redesign the cricket helmet it was a project that called upon all the skills he had developed over 40 years as a designer. Cadtek Systems recently met up with Alan to find what brought him from being an...

Webinar Preview: What’s New in SolidWorks Electrical 2017

In this week's webinar our chief electrical technician Mike will take you through the new features to arrive in SolidWorks Electrical 2017. Many of you will know mike and his knowledge of Electrical is vast. Hopefully this webinar will teach you not only about the new...

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