Pro/rNGINEER Wildfire Tips & Tutorial (Pro/E Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 2.0 and 2001)

ProE Wildfire Tips & Tutorials

ProE Wildfire Part Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Spring Model Relation for Pro/E Make Flexible

TUTORIAL: Spring Model Relation for Pro/E Make Flexible

TUTORIAL: Relation in Spring Model for ‘Make Flexible’ in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 My spring model is not behaved as expected when I use the make flexible function in Pro/ENGINEER. Instead of compressing the spring, my spring reduce the number of coils after applying make flexible function. What should I do?

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TIPS: Mirror for Symmetrical Model in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Mirror for Symmetrical Model in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Mirror for Symmetrical Model in Pro/E WildfireVersion: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0Users who practice surface modeling method always create half model of the symmetrical part and apply mirror feature for the other half. As for Pro/ENGINEER, most of the users started as solid modeler and used to mirror the features instead.This tips show you how to create a mirror feature to complete another half of a symmetrical...

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(FLASH) TIPS: Round stop at Tangent Edges in Pro/E

(FLASH) TIPS: Round stop at Tangent Edges in Pro/E

(FLASH) TIPS: Round stop at Tangent Edges in Pro/E Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Rounds in Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0 will go thru the tangent edges by default. To create a round which is not applied thru the tangent edges, you will need to press and hold ‘Shift’ key and clicks the round edge again. (FLASH) TIPS: Rounds transition in Pro/E – Stop...

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Boundary blend is one of the advanced surface features (parametric surface) in Pro/ENGINEER. Boundary blend feature can be created from 2 boundaries / curves and onwards. This tutorial walks you thru the steps...

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 After performing merge process, we are going to create some rounds to smoothen up the sharp edges. Rounds tool for solid modeling and surface modeling are the generally the same. In surface modeling, you will not...

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TUTORIAL: About Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Boundary Blend Feature

TUTORIAL: About Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Boundary Blend Feature

TUTORIAL: About Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Boundary Blend Feature Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Boundary blend is an advanced surfacing tool in Pro/ENGINEER. Starting from Pro/E Wildfire, boundary blend has enhanced with new dashboard interface. Boundary blend allows you to create a quilt from boundaries in one or two directions (U...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Component Display Color in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Component Display Color in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Component Display Color in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 All the components are displayed in white by default. When you want to make a component different than others, different line types or colors may be your first thought. However, how to change the display color for a component in Pro/ENGINEER drawing?

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TIPS: Can I show dimension with 2 units in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing?

TIPS: Can I show dimension with 2 units in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing?

TIPS: Can I show dimension with 2 units in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing? Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 I want to place a dimension with 2 units in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing. Is it possible for me to do that? Yes, the answer is possible. The method is pretty simple actually. Set these 2 options in the drawing option (File > Properties > Drawing Options) will do.   dual_dimensioning primary[secondary] or secondary[primary] dual_secondary_units mm,...

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TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Changing the dimension display from dimension’s value to text or symbol in Pro/ENGINEER involves of some simple syntax.  

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ProE Wildfire Assembly Modeling Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Assembly Restructure Tool Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 The assembly restructure tool allows you to reorder your assembly structure between main assembly and sub assemblies in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Below are the operations than you can perform using the assembly restructuring tool.1. Move a component from main assembly to sub-assembly.2. Move a component from sub-assembly to main...

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TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/E Assembly

TUTORIAL: Spring - Make Flexible in Pro/ENGINEER Assembly Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0 and Wildfire3.0 Elastic items always fit into the assigned space in an assembly. It may change its length, width, major & minor diameter or/and so on. Common elastic items in engineering are spring (compression, tension, torsion), rubber and foam.In any MCAD, we used to draw a few of the elastic model with different dimensions. For example, spring can...

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ProE Wildfire Sheet Metal Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Solid - Sheetmetal Conversion in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Solid to Sheetmetal Model Conversion. Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 For some reason, it is more appropriate to start a solid part first and convert it to the sheetmetal part later. This method normally being used due to the design intent or time consumed. Pro/ENGINEER offers some powerful tools to make most of the conversion happen successfully. Below is the steps to create...

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TUTORIAL: Pro/E Sheetmetal – Unattached Flat Wall

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Basic Sheetmetal Design (Part 1) – Unattached Flat WallVersion: Pro/E Wildfire 2.0Sheetmetal modeling in Pro/E consists of a different set of features that help us to create Sheetmetal model faster and more accurate. Features like bend, unbend, punch, Sheetmetal cut, corner relief, form, extended wall, flat pattern etc are created for Sheetmetal part modeling.Most of the Pro/E Sheetmetal features are still using the menu manager (pre-Wildfire)...

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TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Die

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Die

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Die Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Dies uses boundary plane and seed surface to specify the form geometry. Form feature is created when the specify form geometry interface with the Sheetmetal part. Using dies, you are able to create convex or/and concave form feature.Below is an example of how the die form feature is created in Pro/ENGINEER.

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER

About Pro/MOLD for Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Pro/MOLD is an optional module that runs on top of Pro/ENGINEER. This module provides specific tools which help you to design your molds easier and faster. Pro/MOLD is suitable for plastics part mold maker as well as die casting mold maker. By default, Pro/MOLD is installed during the standard Pro/ENGINEER installation but you will need to have a Pro/MOLD license to run...

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TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Scaling in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 There are many options available in the Shrinkage by Scale dialog box. Among them, the most commonly used is the formula 1+S with Isotropic options. This article basically explains all the options in detail so that you are able to apply shrinkage in different conditions.

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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1)

TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1) Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 This tutorial will guide you thru on how to design a mold cavity using Pro/MOLD in Pro/ENGINEER. A simple mobile phone casing is being use in this tutorial which it does not contain any slider and insert in the mold. The objective of this tutorial is to help you to understand the process...

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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Sketcher Palette in Pro/E Wildfire3.0

TUTORIAL: Using Sketcher Palette in Pro/E Wildfire 3.0 Version: Wildfire 3.0 Only In Pro|ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0, you can insert the commonly used predefined sections from the new sketcher palette. The default sections including these categories: • Polygons • Profiles • Shapes • Stars

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TIPS: Dimensioning Techniques in Pro/E Sketch

(FLASH) TIPS: Dimensioning Techniques in Pro/E Sketch Version: Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Sketcher dimensioning is very important because it directly reflects our 3D model in Pro/E. Most of the geometries are pretty easy and straightforward, however some require special techniques. Below are 5 special case dimensioning techniques in ProE sketcher. A. Diameter dimension in revolve feature (instead of linear type) To create the diameter type dimension...

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TIPS: List of hidden config.pro in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: List of hidden config.pro in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Since it is called hidden config.pro, there is no official document that we can refer to. These are some of the hidden config.pro as I know off. I believe there is more hidden config.pro that is not listed in the table below. Should you find any, please feel free to share with us by sending...

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