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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FLASH TUTORIAL: Creating Hole Feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Part 1)

FLASH TUTORIAL: Creating Hole Feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Part 1)Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 There are 4 methods that you can fully constrain a hole feature in Pro/E Wildfire part Modeling.Here is the summary:1. 3 References (1 primary reference and 2 secondary references) with 2 linear dimensions2. 2 References (1 primary reference and 1 secondary reference)3. ...

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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: Restricted Parameters in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Can I create a combo box / drop down list for my parameter? Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 Standardizing the value of a parameter in Pro/ENGINEER becomes a difficult task when you have a few engineers in the company. Take Material as the example; value such as Alu6061, Alu_6061, Aluminum 6061, Aluminum_6061 and so on are usually found as the different representation. ...

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Pro/E Variable Section Sweep feature with TRAJPAR equation

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Variable Section Sweep feature with TRAJPAR equation

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Variable Section Sweep feature with TRAJPAR equation Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0TRAJPAR is the trajectory parameter used in relation for variable section sweeps in Pro/ENGINEER. TRAJPAR value ranges from 0 to 1 as the section is swept along the trajectory. This tutorial gives you a quick...

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire – Revolve (Bottle Tutorial 1)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire – Revolve (Bottle Tutorial 1) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0This tutorial is the 1st step of the Bottle’s Surface Modeling tutorial for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. The feature covered in this tutorial is Revolve, a basic surface modeling tool.Revolve feature has been modernized since the first ProE...

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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: 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: Superscript and Subscript in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Notes

TIPS: Superscript and Subscript in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Notes Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Text style control’s graphic interface in Pro/ENGINEER drawing (Pro/Detail) is very basic. Some syntax is still being used to set the special text styles in ProE drawing notes. The tip below shows you the syntax for superscript and subscript in Pro/ENGINEER.

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TIPS: Move Leader Attachment for a Multi Lines Note in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Move Leader Attachment for a Multi Lines Note in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Move Leader Attachment for a Multi Lines Note in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Can I move the leader attachment of a multi lines note in Pro/E?Yes, you can.

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ProE Wildfire Assembly Modeling Tips & Tutorials

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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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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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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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TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/E Pro/SheetMetal

TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/E Pro/SheetMetal

TIPS: Form Feature in Pro/SheetMetal Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Sheetmetal form feature require a reference part (tooling) to merge the tool geometry to the sheet metal part in Pro/ENGINEER. So, before creating a form feature in Pro/SheetMetal, you are required to prepare the reference part (tooling) first. There are two types of reference part which you can choose to use, punch or die. Both types basically can create...

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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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

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

TIPS: Apply Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/MOLD, Pro/ENGINEERVersion: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Besides Shrinkage by Scale, You can apply a shrinkage using Shrinkage by Dimension in Pro/ENGINEER. To activate the Shrinkage by Dimension command, you can click Shrinkage > By Dimension in the Pro/MOLD menu manager or simply click the Shrinkage by Dimension icon (hide behind the Shrinkage by Scale icon by default). This article basically explains the...

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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Open dialog box

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Open dialog box

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Open dialog box Versions: ProE Wildfire 4.0 and above Interface for open file dialog box in ProE Wildfire 4.0 has changed. It is actually based on Windows Vista user interface.

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TIPS: Set Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Set Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Change Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 How can I set the notes and dimensions color in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire drawing?  

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TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Sheetmetal part and drawing always displayed in 2 colors in Pro/ENGINEER. Green side - the driving sideWhite side - the offset side (thickness) How can I change the green color to white color?  

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