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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)

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 able to select the edges if you forgot to merge quilts.

ProE Round surface done

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 – Part7 (bottle_07.prt ).

1. Open the bottle_07.prt file and resumes the suppressed features. (Skip this step if you are continuing developing from previous Bottle’s Surface Modeling tutorial)

ProE Round tutorial start

2. Besides the ordinary flow (command – action), you can also make selection first before starting the rounds command in Pro/E Wildfire (action – command). Select the two edges as shown in the image below for rounds.

ProE Round surface select edge

3. Next, press and hold the RMB, the Round Edges tool should appear in the context sensitive menu. After picking the command, the rounds tool dashboard appears.

ProE Round context sensitive command

ProE Round dashboard

A light weight preview of rounds at the selected edges should be seen on the display by now.

ProE Round surface preview 1

4. Next, press and hold the RMB again on the display to get another set of context sensitive menu for rounds. Choose Add set and then select the edge shown below to apply round with a different dimension.

ProE Round context sensitive menu

ProE Round surface preview 2

5. When you are done, pick the check ProE Round Dashboard check on the dashboard to confirm the rounds creation. Notice that in Pro/ENGINEER wildfire, we can create rounds with multiple set to vary the dimension and rounds type in a single feature.

ProE Round surface complete

 

 

 

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