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: 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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FLASH TIPS: Pro/E Round Transition – Stop at Reference

(FLASH) TIPS: Rounds transition in Pro/E – Stop at Reference Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0 How to create round which is stop at desired datum plane in Pro/E Wildfire? You may want to create round which is not applied thru the entire selected edge. How to do that?

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TIPS: Speed up the pattern regeneration time in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Speed up the pattern regeneration time in Pro/ENGINEER

TIPS: Speed up the pattern regeneration time in Pro/ENGINEER Version: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0Ever lost passion of waiting when you create a high number of instances in pattern? But, don’t make me wrong. Compare to other MCAD software, Pro/ENGINEER is one of the fastest systems in patterns regeneration. Generally, pattern of 500 instances and below in Pro/ENGINEER is not an issue at all. You can...

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ProE Wildfire Surface Design Tips & Tutorials

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TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Create Boundary Blend Surface with 3 Boundaries in Pro/E Wildfire Version: ProE Wildfire, Wildfire 2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire 4.0 Boundary blend is one of the advanced surface features (parametric surface) in Pro/ENGINEER. Boundary blend feature can be created from 2 boundaries / curves and onwards. This tutorial walks you thru the steps...

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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: 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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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: 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: 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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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 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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ProE Wildfire Mold Design Tips & Tutorials

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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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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 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: 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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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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