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TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface in Pro/E Wildfire – Swept Blend (Bottle Tutorial 4)

TUTORIAL: Advanced Surface Modeling in Pro/E Wildfire – Swept Blend (Bottle Tutorial 4)

Versions: Pro/E 2001, Wildfire, Wildfire2.0

In this tutorial, we are going to create the bottle’s body surface using Swept Blend tool. This tutorial is created mainly for Pro/E version 2001, Wildfire and Wildfire2.0 which are still using the pre-wildfire interface in Swept Blend tool. If you compare it with the Wildfire 3.0 swept blend interface, it involve of more clicks and steps.

Swept Blend feature will be created by using the trajectory and 2 sketch profiles in the model. You can continue using the model from the previous Bottle’s Surface Modeling tutorial or download the file used in this tutorial by clicking here – Part4 (bottle_04.prt ).

1. Open the bottle_04.prt and resumes the suppressed features. (Skip this step if you are continuing developing from previous Bottle’s Surface Modeling tutorial)

ProE Swept Blend start

2. Click Insert > Swept Blend > Surface to start the Swept Blend Surface tool.

ProE Swept Blend command

3. In the Swept Blend Options menu manager, choose Select Section, Normal to Origin Trajectory and Done. The Surface: Swept Blend Dialog box should appear.

ProE Swept Blend menu 1 ProE Swept Blend dialog box

4. Pick Select Trajectory and then Curve Chain in the following menu manager.

ProE Swept Blend menu 2 ProE Swept Blend menu 3

5. Next, select the trajectory from the model display. After that, choose the Select All option in the menu manager.

ProE Swept Blend select Trajectory ProE Swept Blend menu 4

Your model should looks like the image shown below by now. Pick the Done button in the Chain menu manager to confirm.

ProE Swept Blend selected trajectory

6. Now, we are going to define the sections by selecting from existing sketches. In the attributes menu manager, choose Open End and Done. Next, choose Pick Curve, Select Loop (Sel Loop) and then select the 1st section from the model. (see image below)

ProE Swept Blend menu 5 ProE Swept Blend menu 6

ProE Swept Blend section1

Pick Done for the 1st section. After that, choose Sel Loop and select the 2nd section as shown below.

ProE Swept Blend section2

7. In the message area, pick No for not continuing to next section.

ProE Swept Blend message

8. Now, pick Ok on the Swept Blend Dialog Box. The model should looks like this upon completion of this tutorial.

ProE Swept Blend done ProE Swept Blend done -front


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