This is a High Definition 3D model of a Service Tower including steps, landings, retracting ramps, lights, public address loudspeakers and entry security fence. It contains metal step grating treads throughout as well as edging kick plates and handrails.
Based on the Shuttle Mobile Launcher service access platform at NASA's Launch Complex 39A, this model could serve as an access tower for various industrial installations or military rocket/missile launch platforms.
The model has 6 textures including 1 texture map for the concrete ground surface, which is seamlessly tiled.
Please download the attached video preview files to see the various animated features in action (retractable ramps and opening access door).
Created with Lightwave 9.6
Model has been researched and built using online reference materials (photographs and videos) to make it as detailed and authentic as possible.
USAGE Suitable for HD video, high-res film close-ups and print Accurate representation of Service tower using original imperial scale of feet and inches.
SPECS Model contains the following: 6 object layers 16738 polygons 16343 quads, 395 tris, and 0 ngons Standard Lightwave materials and texture map
PRESENTATION IMAGES No Photoshop or compositing used for previews. Lightwave Scene is included in file including looped animations of ramps and door. Preview Images rendered with default Lightwave 9.6 scanline renderer.
TEXTURES 1 texture map scaled at 36 pixels per foot (seamless texture map) and Lightwave colour materials.
GENERAL Model built to real-world scale Units used: Feet and Inches. Main Service tower is 51 feet high.
ANIMATIONS Pivot points are pre-set in Lightwave Layout Scene file for all animatable features (retractable ramps and opening access door) shown in preview and video files.