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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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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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 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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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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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: (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: 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: 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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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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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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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: 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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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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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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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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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: 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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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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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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