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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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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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Axis Pattern (Circular Pattern)

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Axis Pattern (Circular Pattern)

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

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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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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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: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Surface Free Form (Bottle Tutorial 2)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire – Surface Free Form (Bottle Tutorial Part2) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0The 2nd tutorial of the Bottle’s Surface Modeling for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire covers the Fill / Flat Surface tool (basic surface modeling tool) and Surface Free Form tool (Advanced Surface tool). In this tutorial, we...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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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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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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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: How to enable the preview for drawing?

TIPS: How to enable the preview for drawing?

TIPS: How to enable the preview for drawingin proE? Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0 This is a very common question that a new Pro/ENGINEER user always asked. By default, preview is available for all the parts and assemblies. However, when come to drawing the preview varies from one file to another. A config options is being used to control to save the drawing preview in Pro/ENGINEER.

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TIPS: Set default Background Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Set default Background Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Set default Background Color in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 How can I set the default background color for my Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire? To set the background color for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire, click view > Display Settings > System Colors from the menu

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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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