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: Dimension Pattern in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire (Angular Dimension)

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

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

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TUTORIAL: Mirror Part command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0

TUTORIAL: Mirror Part command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0

TUTORIAL: Mirror Part command in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 Version: ProE Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 A new mirror part command is created in Pro/ENGIEER Wildfire 3.0 to reduce the steps of creating a mirror part. Compared to the Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 2.0 which needs an assembly as the medium, this improvement has made the mirror part creation straight forward and simple. Mirror part command is a new improvement in ProE Wildfire 3.0 and...

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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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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: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 4 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 4 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 4 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Boundary blend tool interface has been modernized in Pro/ENGINEER since the 1st version of ProE Wildfire. The GUI is now consolidated in the Wildfire dashboard and it comes with powerful light weight preview....

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

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

TUTORIAL: Create swept blend using internal sketches in Pro/E Wildfire3.0 Version: Wildfire 3.0 only Swept blend feature is modernized in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 and 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,...

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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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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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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: List of hidden config.pro in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: List of hidden config.pro in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Since it is called hidden config.pro, there is no official document that we can refer to. These are some of the hidden config.pro as I know off. I believe there is more hidden config.pro that is not listed in the table below. Should you find any, please feel free to share with us by sending...

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TIPS: sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option in Pro/ENGINEER Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0, Wildfire 4.0 sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option allows you to save the ProE section files (.sec) with embedded image information which can be used for previewing in File/Open dialog. The default value for sketcher_save_preview_image config.pro option is no.sketcher_save_preview_imageYes – Preview image information embeddedNo* – Preview image information not embedded

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TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire

TIPS: Sheetmetal System Color in Pro/E Wildfire Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Sheetmetal part and drawing always displayed in 2 colors in Pro/ENGINEER. Green side - the driving sideWhite side - the offset side (thickness) How can I change the green color to white color?  

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