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 1)

FLASH TUTORIAL: Creating Hole Feature in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Part 1)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: 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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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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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: 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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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: 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: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail

TIPS: Create Partial View in Pro/Detail Version: Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Partial view is used when we want to create views focused to a specific portion/location. By the name of the partial view, we understand that it is a view which is displaying a part or a portion from the full view. The image below illustrated an example of the partial view. Below is a tip showing how to create a partial view...

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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 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: 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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TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during SM conversion

TUTORIAL: Modify bend radius during Sheetmetal conversionVersion: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 & Wildfire 3.0Pro/ENGINEER takes the default bend radius side and bend radius dimension from Sheetmetal parameters when a conversion is created. The default bend is always an inside radius type with the radius dimension of thickness value. After the rips are created, you can still able to modify the bend radius dimension at specific bend.

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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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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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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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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: How to set the Dates Format in Pro/E Drawing?

TIPS: How to set the Dates Format in Pro/E Drawing?

TIPS: How to set the Date’s Format in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing? Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0How can I set the date’s format in Pro/ENGINEER Drawing when I’m using the ‘&todays_date’ system parameter in my drawing template?

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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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