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 2)

FLASH TUTORIAL: Creating Hole Feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Part 2)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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TIPS: Conic Round in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TIPS: Conic Round in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0Beside the default round (circular – rolling ball), rounds tool in Pro/ENINEER Wildfire consist of advanced sub-feature to help you in your modeling.Below is a quick tip of conic rounds.

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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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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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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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TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with Inner Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with Inner Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with Inner Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Boundary blend is one of the advanced surface features (parametric surface) in Pro/ENGINEER. Boundary blend feature can be created from 2 boundaries / curves and onwards. This tutorial show you on how...

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TUTORIAL: Creating a Bottle using Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Creating a Bottle using Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Creating a Bottle using Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER WildfireVersions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0This tutorial covers the use of surface modeling tools in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Upon completion of this tutorial, a bottle model as shown in image below will be created. Features / tools involved are Revolve, Fill Surface, Surface...

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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: 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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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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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: 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 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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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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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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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: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire edge_display_quality config.pro option

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire edge_display_quality config.pro option

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire edge_display_quality config.pro option Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 1.0, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 4.0 edge_display_quality = Lowedge_display_quality = Very High edge_display_quality config.pro option controls the edge display quality for wireframe and hidden-line in Pro/E. The values for edge_display_quality config.pro option areLow - Decreases tessellation from normalMedium * - Normal quality of edge display. High - Increases tessellation by 2. Very_high - Increases tessellation by 3. * default valueSetting the...

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TIPS: How can I set the display of shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire?

TIPS: How can I set the display of shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire?

TIPS: How can I set the display of shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire? Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 Can I set the display to shade with edge in Pro/E Wildfire? I feel that it is easier to see with edges display in other software like Solidworks, Autodesk Inventor, etc.

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