Hello, I’m dealing with a serious trigonometry problem. I want to model pipe elbows at 90 and 45 degrees, but I can only get it to work for 90 degrees regardless of the elbow radius. However, at 45 degrees, I encounter an issue because the sleeves are not properly positioned. I’ve created explanatory diagrams and a CodePen for you to assist me.

link here : https://codepen.io/hichem-moumni/pen/oNVxVya?editors=0011

Here is how I determined the positions :

I think it’s due to the rotation.z that I apply to the fitting [topMuff.rotation.z = orientation], but I’m not sure.

```
topMuff.position.x = radius* Math.cos(orientation);
topMuff.position.y = radius* Math.sin(orientation);
topMuff.position.x += (muffTransitionHeight + muffHeight/2) * -Math.sin(orientation);
topMuff.position.y += (muffTransitionHeight + muffHeight/2) * Math.cos(orientation);
topMuff.rotation.z = orientation
topTransitionMuff.position.x = radius* Math.cos(orientation);
topTransitionMuff.position.y = radius* Math.sin(orientation);
topTransitionMuff.position.x += muffHeight/2 * -Math.sin(orientation);
topTransitionMuff.position.y += muffHeight/2 * Math.cos(orientation);
topTransitionMuff.rotation.z = orientation
```

@hichem_moumni

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you are my savior, thank you very much!!

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