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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.

From Farm to Glass

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...

Webinar Preview: Walk-throughs in SolidWorks

Creating Walk-throughs within SolidWorks In this weeks webinar we will be showing you how to create walk-throughs within SolidWorks. Topics that are covered within this webinar are as follows; - what are walk-throughs, creating a walk-through, motion studies and also...

SolidWorks – How to Finance

Want to know your finance options? With Cadtek you can finance your SolidWorks purchase for as little as £200 per month. While some companies budget for an upfront purchase, others, big and small, like to finance their investments to spread the cost. This frees up...

Webinar Preview – Getting Started with Visualize Scenes

Continuing with the Getting Started Series, this Friday’s webinar will be concentrating on using Scenes within SolidWorks Visualise. We will explore how to use the right combinations of Environments and Backplates to help to bring your product to life! Register To...

Process & Plant Design Made Easy with SolidWorks

Process and Plant design can involve a large range of industries, such as chemical, petrochemical, agriculture, mineral processing, advanced material, food and pharmaceutical to name a few. Building processing systems, even an entire plant or factory, has become more...

Box Selection in SolidWorks

Box Selection in SolidWorks is a useful tool for mass selection of multiple elements. Saving seconds of a simple task such as this can save you huge amounts of time in the long run. There are different selection defaults depending on the document type; In... Sketches...

SolidWorks 2017 – The Delete Face Feature

Often when creating intersecting bodies using advanced sweeps and lofts unwanted artifacts are created, these are often faces created as merging bodies collide. These faces tend to be difficult to spot when both bodies are displayed with the same appearance, changing...

SolidWorks Enhancement Requests

SolidWorks 3D CAD and its wider portfolio is continually reviewed and improved on. As a customer and a frequent user of SolidWorks, you may still have times where you think "I wish I could do that". Or, you may think of a process that could potentially enhance the...

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