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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TUTORIAL: Curve pattern in Pro/E Wildfire3.0

TUTORIAL: Creating curve pattern using Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and Wildfire 4.0 Version: Pro/E Wildfire 3.0 and Wildfire 4.0 Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 introduced a new type of pattern by using curve. It sounds great and in fact it is a good tool. Most of the users thought that it is an enhancement from the previous fill pattern function (pattern > fill > curve). Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 creates...

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TUTORIAL: Dimension Pattern in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Angular Dimension)

TUTORIAL: Dimension Pattern in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Angular Dimension)

TUTORIAL: Dimension Pattern in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Angular Dimension) Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0This tutorial shows you the steps how to create a circular pattern using the dimension type pattern (angular) in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Download the ProE part file used in the following dimension pattern tutorial here (ProE file: dimension pattern angular start.prt ).

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Extend Surface (Bottle Tutorial 5)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Extend Surface (Bottle Tutorial 5) Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 This time, we are going to extend the body surface to make it overlaps with the top surface. You can continue using the model from the previous Bottle’s Surface Modeling tutorial or download the...

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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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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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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: 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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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 Punch

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch

TUTORIAL: Create Form Feature using Punch Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Punch uses its entire geometry to create the form feature. Form feature is created by merging the interfaced punch geometry to the Sheetmetal part. Below is an example of how the punch form feature is created in Pro/ENGINEER.

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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: 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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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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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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TIPS: sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option allows you to save the ProE section files (.sec) with embedded image information which can be used for previewing in File/Open dialog. The default value for sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option is no.sketcher_save_preview_imageYes – Preview image information embeddedNo* – Preview image information not embedded

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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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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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