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: Create CAM profile with Datum Graph in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create CAM profile with Datum Graph in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create CAM profile using Graph feature in Pro/E Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Is there any tool in Pro/E that can do CAM profile design? Automation equipment designers always face difficulty to model, to simulate and to control CAM profile which it normally consume a lot of time thru the ‘try and error’ methodology.Pro/ENGINEER comes with tools to design as well as tools to simulate the CAM profile....

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TIPS: Positive and Negative Values for Increment Input in Pro/E Dimension Pattern

TIPS: Positive and Negative Values for Increment Input in Pro/E Dimension Pattern

TIPS: Positive and Negative Values for Increment Input in Pro/E Dimension Pattern Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 This is a short tip showing you how to decide the positive and negative value for increment input in Pro/ENGINEER Dimensional Pattern. The positive and negative value will decide the direction which the pattern instances will be created. New Pro/E users may have a little confuse if no...

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Exclude Pattern Instances Version: Pro/E Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 There are a few important improvements for pattern feature in ProE Wildfire 2.0. Besides the direction and axis pattern, you can now exclude the pattern instances in the pattern command. These improvements are being carried forward to ProE Wildfire 3.0, ProE Wildfire 4.0 and later version.

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Merge Surface (Bottle Tutorial 6)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Merge Surface (Bottle Tutorial 6)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Merge Surface (Bottle Tutorial 6) Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 The bottle’s surface model is now containing of 4 pieces of quilts which is not stitched together. In this tutorial, we will be using the merge surface tool to join all the quilts into...

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TIPS: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep - Section Plane Control

TIPS: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep - Section Plane Control

TIPS: Pro/E Wildfire Variable Section Sweep - Section Plane Control Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0 There are 3 options for section plane control in Variable Section Sweep feature (Normal to Trajectory, Normal to Projection and Constant Normal Direction). These options can be applied in both Constant Section and Variable...

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TUTORIAL: (New Feature) Remove Surface in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0

TUTORIAL: (New Feature) Remove Surface in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0

TUTORIAL: (New Feature) Remove Surface in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Version: ProE Wildfire4.0Remove Surface is a new feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0. It is used to remove unwanted surfaces / solid in ProE part file including the imported part from IGES and STEP file. This tutorial shows the steps on removing the rib...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Radial Pattern Axis Circle in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Radial Pattern Axis Circle in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Radial Pattern Axis Circle in Pro/Detail Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Axes for pattern holes in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing normally display perpendicular to the screen. For this case, we may need to change the display to a shared circular axis type which will go thru the centre point of all the holes.

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TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Useful System Parameters in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 To display a drawing label indicating the model’s useful information in Pro/ENGINEER, you will need to make use of some system parameters. The tables below list down the most commonly used system parameters in Pro/E Drawing. Symbol ‘&’ is used as the syntax to display the system parameter in a note or text field. These system parameters are reserved...

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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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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: 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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TIPS: Set the default bend radius for Sheetmetal part

TIPS: Set the default bend radius for Pro/E Sheetmetal part Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0 Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters whenever a bend is created. The default bend is always inside radius type with the thickness value as radius. To get a specific value of bend radius, you will need to do some setting...

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TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during SM conversion

TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during Sheetmetal conversionVersion: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters when a conversion is created. The default bend is always an inside radius type with the radius dimension of thickness value. After the rips are created, you can still able to modify the bend radius dimension at specific bend.

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 2)

TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 2) Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 TUTORIAL: Basic Mold Design with Pro/MOLD in Pro/E (Part 1) Click here to download the sample part file before begin the tutorial. Continue from (Part 1)..

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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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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Widfire web_browser_homepage config.pro option

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Widfire web_browser_homepage config.pro option Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 web_browser_homepage config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire allows you to set the default web page of Pro/E browser home page. The default web page in Pro/E Wildfire is PTC - Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 User Tools .You can change it to any other web site by putting the URL in the web_browser_homepage config.pro option’s value.web_browser_homepage ...

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News: Fast Exit in Pro/E Wildfire3.0

TIPS: Do you know that you can use fast exit from sketcher in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0? Version: Wildfire 3.0 Only Previously, you need to perform 6 clicks to exit from internal sketcher and feature. Pro|ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 has made the step lesser and only 2 clicks needed now.

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TIPS: prompt_on_exit config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: prompt_on_exit config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: prompt_on_exit config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0prompt_on_exit config.pro option determines if you are prompted to save objects when exiting a Pro/ENGINEER session. The default value for prompt_on_exit config.pro option is no*. Change it to yes to get the prompt at the message area when exiting.prompt_on_exit yes / no*

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