Prolight & Sound 2013

Prolight & Sound 2013

Apr 17
Exhibition Frankfurt

  The Prolight & Sound 2013 is behind us and we look back on a brilliant exhibition in Frankfurt. The crowds at our booth reached an all-time high this year.   The Fountain Flame Indoor drew an astonished audience like a magnet and there has been much discussion how this effect works technically. We would particularly like to single out the comment of the preventive fire protection...

TBF-PyroTec in real time on Facebook

TBF-PyroTec in real time on Facebook

Sep 04
facebook

We launched TBF Pyrotec Facebook page. TBF Team member Pascal Albe will post all the latest news, developments, tests and a lot of photos and movies and keep you updated about our activities. Visit us on facebook account and press the...

Fountain Flame

Fountain Flame

Jul 03
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The “Fountain Flame” is a breakthrough design in the world of special effects. Controlled via DMX, this effect generator shows the spectacular interplay of fire and water. It was developed in cooperation with the Oase GmbH, which contributed the pump and nozzle systems, while TBF PyroTec developed the ignition system, the burners and the gas technology. Continuously DMX-controlled...

Flamemaster – VaryFire

Flamemaster – VaryFire

Jun 23

For more than a decade, TBF PyroTec’s Flamemasters reliably fulfill their duty on events and stages all over the world. Now, we present to you the “Flamemaster VaryFire”, the bigger brother of the Flamemaster. The DMX-controlled “Flamemaster VaryFire” offers even more fire effects. Fire balls from 0.2 to 5 meters, continuously DMX-controlled Fire columns, up to 30 seconds long and 0.2...

Fire for Baku

Fire for Baku

Jun 22

TBF-PyroTec produces and installs, on behalf of the Oase GmbH, various fire effects for the Flame Towers in Baku. These towers are currently being constructed to become the new landmark of the Azerbaijani capital. Two fire bowls, fueled by natural gas, and a pool of water with two flames running across its surface are installed in the outside area. In the lobby area, a fire bowl will be placed...

Prolight & Sound

Prolight & Sound

Mar 18

TBF Pyrotec is looking forward to seeing you at our stand in B50 in hall 11 at Prolight & Sound.Discover our new developments, the fire tornado, the liquid fire bowl and the unusual combination of two natural elements. Like in the last years you will find us in hall 11 at the joint stand B 50 with LMP Pyrotechnik and...

Special Effects in the Sankt Pauli Stadion

Special Effects in the Sankt Pauli Stadion

Sep 04
Tag der Legenden

Every year, the “Nestwerk” association and its initiator Reinhold Beckman invite to the Sankt Pauli stadium in Hamburg for the “Day of the Legends”. Soccer heroes like Franz Beckenbauer, Rudi Völler and Holger Stanislawski celebrate this truly unique soccer festival since the year 2005. It is completed with the “Night of the Legends” in the Schmidt’s Tivoli theatre. Since 2007, TBF...

2011 Special Olympics in Athens

2011 Special Olympics in Athens

Jul 23
Olympisches Feuer von TBF-PyroTec

In the summer of 2011, TBF PyroTec lit the Olympic Flame at the Special Olympics in Athens. Against a historical backdrop, a giant Olympic torch burned over the Panathinaiko Stadium – the venue of the very first modern-day Olympic Games ever. Burning time one week Flame height 0.5 m – 7 m Flame diameter 2.5 m Fueled with natural...

The monastery is on fire!

The monastery is on fire!

Jun 23
Feuersimulation TBF-PyroTec

The Name of the Rose – a novel, a movie, and now also a theatre play. At the 61stBad Hersfeld Festival, it was staged within the ancient walls of the largest Romanesque church ruins in Europe. The burning of the monastery was simulated with custom-built “Firewalls” from TBF PyroTec. The two meter long burners created a flame wall with a length of 2.5 m and a height of 4 meters. Seven of...

The Asian Winter Games

The Asian Winter Games

Feb 09
Olympisches Feuer bei der Eröffnungszeremonie

For the 2011 Asian Winter Games in Kazakhstan, TBF-PyroTec has produced two cauldrons, including the decoration and the burner technology, on behalf of LMP-Pyrotechnik. Apart from the planning, the static analysis and the manufacturing, the contract also included the logistical handling of the transport as well as the construction and operation of both cauldrons on site. The indoor cauldron was...

A Firewall for the Halle theatre

A Firewall for the Halle theatre

Nov 11
Firewall Flammenprojektor

The “Theater, Oper und Orchester GmbH Halle” uses an 11 m long “Firewall” with gas monitoring system and special stainless steel tubing in the production of “The Rhine Gold” since August 2010. The system consists of six serial segment-burners, which can also be activated individually. After their successful appearance in “The Rhine Gold”, the flame projectors will also be...

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision Song Contest

May 30
Spraymaster beim European Song Contest

“Lena: twelve points.” But not only Lena was victorious this evening. After Moscow in 2009, it was already the second time that flame projectors from TBF PyroTec were used for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011. After a total of 40 Spraymasters had participated in Moscow, we sent three 5-Masters to Oslo. Markku Alto – also known as “Mister Oy Pyroman” – was responsible for the...

Bigflame Pico in the “Heidepark”

Bigflame Pico in the “Heidepark”

Apr 05
Feuereffekt im Heidepark von TBF-PyroTec

Three Bigflame Picos and six Flamemasters “Outdoor“ literally put the heat on the appraised pirate show in the “Heidepark” theme park. Regardless of rain, storm or blazing sun, our machines spout fire twice a day, when the pirates battle fiercely with fists and sabers. This commission was completed in cooperation with LMP...

A fire for the mayor

A fire for the mayor

Jun 23
Lagerfeuer mit Propangas

For the fourth time in a row, TBF PyroTec has installed the fire for the annual solstice celebrations of the Hamburg-based diplomats. Mayor Ole von Beust seems to be lighting the wood pile in the garden of the Hamburg Senate’s guesthouse with a torch. But it only seems so, because the fire is actually ignited at the push of a button by a pyrotechnician from TBF-PyroTec. The wood is not wood,...

Ice and fire

Ice and fire

Dec 10
Flammeneffekt mit Eis

The Flamemaster and the Spraymaster have made an excellent appearance in the work of the Eisfiguren Design company: skillfully cut blocks of ice with jets of flames darting from their cores.

Fire and water in the “Hansapark”

Fire and water in the “Hansapark”

Aug 04
Feuerbrunnen im Hansa Park

The “Hansapark” theme park has long been a customer of TBF PyroTec. They use Flamemasters and JetMasters in their daily variety shows, fire bowls on the “Bell Tower” and a burning “Z” from Firewalls for the “Zorro show”. TBF PyroTec was now commissioned to install new fire effects into the well in front of the “Bell Tower”.  The passengers swing back and forth in the bell,...

Circus FlicFlac

Circus FlicFlac

Jul 23
Feuereffekt Zirkus FlicFlac

20 Flamemaster flame projectors, 1.6 km of gas hose and 1.2 km of control cable. In 2007, the largest transportable gas system in the world at the time was used in the “No Limits” show of the Circus FlicFlac. Under the supervision of Hubertus Wawra, the Master of Hellfire, twenty gas flames with a height of 5 m danced on the circus stage to the music of...

Starlight Express

Starlight Express

Jul 10
Effektmaschine JetMaster

Complex lighting and laser effects, extraordinary costumes and skating rinks – Starlight Express, one of the technically most elaborate musicals in history, also draws on reliable technology from TBF-PyroTec. The steam effects for the locomotive “Rusty” in Starlight Express are created with our CO2 effect machine...

Fire-spewing Volcano

Fire-spewing Volcano

Jun 23
Feuerinstallation von TBF-PyroTec

A darting flame with a height of 17 m shoots into the blue sky above the “Moviepark Botrop”. The infernal spectacle is the simulated outbreak of an artificial volcano. Since 2006 the volcano, one of the theme park’s attractions, erupts several times a day, thanks to the burner technology from TBF PyroTec. The gas tanks, the piping and the control electronics are all mounted into the narrow...

Permanent gas system at the Hamburg Schauspielhaus

Permanent gas system at the Hamburg Schauspielhaus

Feb 28
Firewall Flammenprojektor

The Schauspielhaus in Hamburg can now create a huge variety of fire effects with the permanently installed gas system by TBF PyroTec. From a secured cylinder storage outside the building, through a stainless steel pipe system, various safety valves and flexible gas lines under the stage, the propane gas arrives exactly where the director wants it to be. On stage, either custom-made burners or...

Ebay commercial shoot

Ebay commercial shoot

Sep 30
Spezialeffekt Kunstschnee

Three, two, one… it’s snowing! It took 500 kg of artificial snow, 4 snow machines and 20 technicians working in shifts 24/7 to turn the courtyard of the Museum of Hamburg History and three entire streets into a winter wonderland.

TBF rebuilds a Boeing 707

TBF rebuilds a Boeing 707

Sep 01
Boing 707

The “Hamburger Flughafen GmbH” owns a Boeing 707 and wanted to convert this vintage airplane into a museum aircraft, event location and party lounge. TBF-PyroTec took over the interior fitting of the airplane in 2003. Since there are no straight edges and even surfaces in a plane, skilled carpentry was demanded, which we promptly delivered.

Bayreuth Festival

Bayreuth Festival

Jul 13
Bayreuther Festspiele

The Wagner Festival in Bayreuth is one of TBF-PyroTec’s oldest clients. This year-long cooperation began in the summer of 2002 with a burner of 12 m length and 35 individual flames. This TÜV-approved system was used for the first time in “The Ring of the Nibelung” in August 2002. In the subsequent years more interesting assignments from Bayreuth followed, including silent machine gun fire,...

The 18-meter-Firewall

The 18-meter-Firewall

Sep 03
Firewall

TBF-PyroTec‘s flame projector “Firewall” can be used to create fire walls, fire stairs or similar geometrical figures with burning propane gas. The “Niedersächsische Staatsoper Hannover” deployed this effect in their production of the opera “Elektra”. Nine flame projectors were installed on-stage in an 18-meter-long row, they burned for seven minutes with a height of 1.5 m. We...