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Tutorial: How to model Tire in PTC Creo Parametric and show design intent

Tutorial by Vladimir Palffy
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Toroidal Bend feature with PTC Creo Parametric 2.0

  1. Step 1:

    Create Extrude feature - base shape

  2. Step 2:

    Add shape for your Tire (add or remove material)

  3. Step 3:

    Create Pattern feature from added shape (create tread design)

  4. Step 4:

    Add some Rounds/Drafts (customize tread design)

  5. Step 5:

    Create / Select Toroidal Bend feature

  6. Step 6:

    Select References tab >> Solid Geometry / Define... and select Sketch plane >> confirm Sketch

  7. Step 7:

    Create Profile section with Coordinate system - Finish sketch = OK

  8. Step 8:

    Select 360 degrees Bend from drop down menu. Choose Front and Back surfaces - system automatically will connect selected surfaces / references

  9. Step 9:

    (system automatically will connect selected surfaces / references)

  10. Step 10:

    Finish Toroidal Bend feature (final geometry)

  11. Step 11:

    You can add another features - Revolve feature (Rounds, Cuts etc.)

  12. Step 12:

    You can add another features - Create 3D text on surface - see video tutorial here: http://communities.ptc.com/blogs/vpalffy/2011/04/23/3d-text--offeset-from-the-surface

  13. Step 13:

    Create final rendering :)

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