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: Directional Pattern in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 and above

TUTORIAL: Directional Pattern in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 and above

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

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TIPS: Positive and Negative Values for Increment Input in Pro/E Dimension Pattern

TIPS: Positive and Negative Values for Increment Input in Pro/E Dimension Pattern

TIPS: Positive and Negative Values for Increment Input in Pro/E Dimension Pattern Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 This is a short tip showing you how to decide the positive and negative value for increment input in Pro/ENGINEER Dimensional Pattern. The positive and negative value will decide the direction which the pattern instances will be created. New Pro/E users may have a little confuse if no...

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TIPS: Enabling the Anatomic Features (Advanced) in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Enabling the Anatomic Features (Advanced) in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0There are 9 advanced features tool which are set disabled in Pro/E Wildfire by default. These features are created for special part modeling usage. Among them are Local Push Feature, Radius Dome Feature, Section Dome Feature, Shaft Feature, Lip Feature, Flange Feature, Neck Feature, Ear Feature and Slot Feature.

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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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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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7)

TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Rounds (Bottle Tutorial 7) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 After performing merge process, we are going to create some rounds to smoothen up the sharp edges. Rounds tool for solid modeling and surface modeling are the generally the same. In surface modeling, you will not...

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TUTORIAL: Swept blend in Wildfire3.0 (ext-sketches)

TUTORIAL: Create swept blend using external sketches in Pro/E Wildfire3.0 Version: Wildfire3.0 only Swept blend feature is now been modernized in Wildfire 3.0.It is now comes with dashboard and interactive preview. The new GUI consolidates all the feature types together which includes of protrusion, cut, surface, surface trim, thin protrusion, thin...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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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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TIPS: Superscript and Subscript in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Notes

TIPS: Superscript and Subscript in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing Notes Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Text style control’s graphic interface in Pro/ENGINEER drawing (Pro/Detail) is very basic. Some syntax is still being used to set the special text styles in ProE drawing notes. The tip below shows you the syntax for superscript and subscript in Pro/ENGINEER.

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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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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: 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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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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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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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: Reduce Pro/ENGINEER File Size by using the compress_output_files config.pro option

TIPS: Reduce Pro/ENGINEER File Size by using the compress_output_files config.pro option Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 compress_output_files config.pro option allows you to compress object files via the save command. ProE object files that supported the compression are ProE Part file (.prt), ProE Assembly file (.asm) and ProE Drawing file (.drw). The extension for the compress object files will remain after compression and it is fully...

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TIPS: Set Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Set Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Change Dimensions and Notes Colors in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 How can I set the notes and dimensions color in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire drawing?  

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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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