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: Restricted Parameters in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Can I create a combo box / drop down list for my parameter? Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 3.0 Standardizing the value of a parameter in Pro/ENGINEER becomes a difficult task when you have a few engineers in the company. Take Material as the example; value such as Alu6061, Alu_6061, Aluminum 6061, Aluminum_6061 and so on are usually found as the different representation. ...

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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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TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Axis Pattern (Circular Pattern)

TUTORIAL: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Axis Pattern (Circular Pattern)

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

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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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: Pro/E Variable Section Sweep feature with TRAJPAR equation

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Variable Section Sweep feature with TRAJPAR equation

TUTORIAL: Pro/E Variable Section Sweep feature with TRAJPAR equation Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0 and Wildfire 3.0TRAJPAR is the trajectory parameter used in relation for variable section sweeps in Pro/ENGINEER. TRAJPAR value ranges from 0 to 1 as the section is swept along the trajectory. This tutorial gives you a quick...

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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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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire edge_display_quality config.pro option

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire edge_display_quality config.pro option

TIPS: Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire edge_display_quality config.pro option Version: ProE 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire 1.0, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire 4.0 edge_display_quality = Lowedge_display_quality = Very High edge_display_quality config.pro option controls the edge display quality for wireframe and hidden-line in Pro/E. The values for edge_display_quality config.pro option areLow - Decreases tessellation from normalMedium * - Normal quality of edge display. High - Increases tessellation by 2. Very_high - Increases tessellation by 3. * default valueSetting the...

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TIPS: How to apply all rounds in Pro/E

TIPS: How to add rounds to all the sharp edges in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 Most of the time, product designer will need to apply rounds to all the edges using a single radius value. This is normally because of the design intent. Below are some brief examples when rounds need to be added to all edges. Example1: Designer is modeling a toy for...

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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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