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 Spring using Helical Sweep in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create Spring using Helical Sweep in Pro/E

TUTORIAL: Create Spring using Helical Sweep in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 There are a few methods to model spring in Pro/ENGINEER. Below is a tutorial shows you how to create a spring using the Helical Sweep tool. Helical sweep tool is still using the pre-wildfire interface in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0. So, for those who start using Pro/E from Wildfire version, the interface may not too friendly to...

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

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

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

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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Reference Pattern Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 This tutorial shows you the Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire reference type pattern tool and the requirement to get it works. Download the ProE part file used in this tutorial here (ProE file: reference pattern.prt ).

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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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: (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: 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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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing

TIPS: Substitute Dimension Display with Text or Symbol in Pro/E Drawing Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Changing the dimension display from dimension’s value to text or symbol in Pro/ENGINEER involves of some simple syntax.  

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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: Erase Edge Display in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Erase Edge Display in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing

TIPS: Erase Edge Display in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Drawing view is displayed as single entity in Pro/ENGINEER. So, you are not able to select and delete the lines / edges as how drafting software does. Below is a quick tip showing how to erase edges in Pro/ENGINEER drawing.  

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

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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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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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TIPS: prompt_on_exit config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: prompt_on_exit config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: prompt_on_exit config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0prompt_on_exit config.pro option determines if you are prompted to save objects when exiting a Pro/ENGINEER session. The default value for prompt_on_exit config.pro option is no*. Change it to yes to get the prompt at the message area when exiting.prompt_on_exit yes / no*

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