# 2- Flat Pipe connection

In this Paracourse lesson, we are going to model a multi-pipe connection in Grasshopper. First, we will study how the connection can be modeled and then we will use advanced techniques to model it.

**34 Minutes**

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## Comments

## Jah011

Hi, this looks like very interesting definition! My question is if it works if the points are not laying on one plane?

Thanks!

## parametric

Hi

This is for flat connections..we are doing some research for the 3d connections in space

## Michael

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nonplanar_components1.jpgDepending on what you’re doing, and if you don’t mind the hub or connecting point being nonplanar, then adding the flow along surface component could do the trick.

## parametric

That’s also a good fast solution, Thanks, and Thumbs up

we will also try to study it geometrically in the near future

## Michael

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nonplanar_example1.jpgExample, result.

## Michael

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sporph.jpgLooks like Flow Along Surface is now called, Sporph.

## parametric

Yes, they changed it! 🙂