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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TIPS: Rounds Transitions’ Stop Case in Pro/E

TIPS: Rounds Transitions’ Stop Case in Pro/E

TIPS: Rounds Transitions’ Stop Case in Pro/ENGINEERVersion: Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0Below is an example when we need to change the rounds transitions’ stop case. Download the example file here .Notice that the rounds end with an unexpected gap due to the base geometry. See pictures below.

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TUTORIALS: About the Pattern Feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIALS: About the Pattern Feature in Pro/ENGINEER WildfireVersion: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0Pattern is very useful when you need to create a series of features by varying its dimensions. You can create pattern for a single feature, a group of features or another pattern feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. (* Pattern for a pattern feature only available in Pro/E Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 and above) 

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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: Advanced Surface in Pro/E Wildfire – Swept Blend (Bottle Tutorial 4)

TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Swept Blend (Bottle Tutorial 4)Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0In this tutorial, we are going to create the bottle’s body surface using Swept Blend tool. This tutorial is created mainly for Pro/E version 2001, Wildfire and Wildfire2.0 which are still using the pre-wildfire...

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TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface in Pro/E Wildfire – General Blend (Bottle Tutorial 3)

TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – General Blend (Bottle Tutorial 3) Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0We are going to create the surface for the bottom part of the bottle in this tutorial. This surface is a dome shape surface as well but instead of Free Form Surface, we...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Plotting - line weight in Pro/E

TIPS: How can I control the printing line thickness in Pro/E? Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 Pro/ENGINEER detailing uses colors to differentiate types of entity on your display. For example, white color for geometry, grey for hidden, yellow for dimension and notes, and so on.

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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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TIPS: Quick Print Command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Later Versions

TIPS: Quick Print Command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Later Versions

TIPS: Quick Print Command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Later Versions Version: Pro/E Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 Quick print command is a new command introduced in Pro/ENGINEER wildfire 3.0 and it will be continue occurred in the later version such as ProE Wildfire 4.0, Wildfire 5.0 and so on. You can use the quick print command to quickly print out the drawing with multiple views of your active ProE model.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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TIPS: How to apply all rounds in Pro/E

TIPS: How to add rounds to all the sharp edges in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Most of the time, product designer will need to apply rounds to all the edges using a single radius value. This is normally because of the design intent. Below are some brief examples when rounds need to be added to all edges. Example1: Designer is modeling a toy for...

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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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INFO: What is hidden config.pro options in Pro/E?

INFO: What is hidden config.pro options in Pro/E?

INFO: What is hidden config.pro options in Pro/ENGINEER? From the name, we understand that these config.pro options are hidden. So, how can it “hidden” and why it is hidden? To make these config.pro options hidden, PTC does not list them in the config.pro reference manual. Besides, you are not able to get them thru the find tool in config.pro options windows. PTC makes...

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