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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TUTORIAL: Rounds Transitions in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire

TUTORIAL: Rounds Transitions in Pro/ENGINEER WildfireVersion: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0, Wildfire4.0Pro/ENGINEER comes with a very powerful and user friendly round tool. Below is round transitions example when rounds intersect.Round transition – Blend

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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: 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: (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: 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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ProE Wildfire Drawing Tips & Tutorials

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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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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: 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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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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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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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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ProE Wildfire Sketcher, Config & MISC Tips & Tutorials

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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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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: Reduce the Pro/ENGINEER file size

TIPS: Reduce the Pro/ENGINEER file size Version: 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 This is a very beneficially old technique which most of the experience pro/users know. However, for those who are new to Pro/ENGINEER, they may not hear about this. Reducing the Pro/ENGINEER file size is important when we need to transfer the file via internet. For those who are still using dial-up connection, this technique can help them to save a...

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