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TUTORIAL: Surface Modeling in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire Surface Free Form (Bottle Tutorial Part2) Versions: Pro/E Wildfire, Wildfire2.0, Wildfire3.0 The 2nd tutorial of the Bottles 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 are going to create the dome shape surface at the top part of the bottle. You can use the model continue from the Bottles Surface Modeling tutorial (Part1) or download the file used in this tutorial Part2 (bottle_02.prt). Click here to download bottle_02.prt 1. Open the bottle_02.prt and resumes the suppressed features. The model should looks like image shown below. (Skip this step if you are continuing developing from Bottles Surface Modeling tutorial - Part1)

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2. We are going to create a fill surface from an existing sketch. Click Edit > Fill to activate the Fill Surface tool and then pick the top sketch (Sketch 1) from the screen. Your model should looks like the image shown below by now. (** click to see more on the Fill Surface tutorial )

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3. Next, we will be using the Surface Free Form tool to make the flat surface into a dome shape surface. Click Insert > Advanced > Surface Free Form to start the Surface Free Form command.
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4. Surface Free Form Dialog box appears. Select the Fill / Flat Surface created earlier as the Base Surface.

5. At the message area, the system is now requesting the number of control curve in UV direction. You will need to input twice which is for U direction and V direction respectively.

6. Next, the Modify Surface dialog box appears for you to manipulate the surface control curve.

The Fill / Flat surface is now comes with grid and control points for manipulation.

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7. Select and drag the control point as shown below (Normal Direction). When you are done, press the Check button to confirm.

8. A new dome surface will be created as shown in the images below.

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9. Next, hide the Fill Surface feature to make the model looks neat. Besides, unhide the Sketch 3 feature which is been set hidden during the fill surface creation.

10. The model should looks like this upon completion of this tutorial.

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