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Greener home construction with LIGNOLOC®

The mission of BECK is to make home construction greener, cleaner and better. LIGNOLOC® was announced Winner of the Green Product Award 2018 and received the Green Product Award Special Prize in the category Handcraft in 2019. LIGNOLOC® nails have outstanding eco-friendly properties and cause only 25 percent of the CO2 emission compared to conventional steel fastening systems.

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LIGNOLOC® for building walls in mass timber construction

Forester Johannes Haas builds his house in mass timber construction completely metal-free and with LIGNOLOC® wooden nails. He is thinking far into the future. If the house is ever torn down, no special waste made of wood and metal that has to be disposed of separately. He explains the exact construction of the wooden walls in the video.

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More fire protection? LIGNOLOC® in the NCLT fire test

LIGNOLOC® in the NCLT fire test. Is it possible to achieve an even higher level of fire protection on walls made of cross-laminated timber by using the collated wooden nails? Stefan Siemers, head of the research and development department at BECK, reports on the experiment that was carried out together with the ETH in Zurich and what the experts' conclusions were.

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LIGNOLOC® technichal approval

On August 28, 2020, the German Institute for Construction Engineering (Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik – DIBt) issued the “National technical approval / general construction technique permit” for “Load-bearing timber connections using LIGNOLOC® wooden nails”. After extensive tests and complex calculation models, all expectations of the expert committee were met. The project team headed by General Manager Christian Beck explains the time consuming process.


LIGNOLOC® in timber construction

Ecological timber construction is important to master carpenter Johannes Reisecker. He used LIGNOLOC® wooden nails from BECK to fasten the solid wood elements in his private home. In this interview he explains the advantages of a house made entirely from wood.

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Ecological timber construction
down to the smallest detail -

Ecological timber construction is an important and sustainable contribution to environmental protection. Because wood is a natural and renewable building material. With a very special ability: wood binds carbon. Now even: nail by nail. Thanks to LIGNOLOC® - the first collated nail made of wood. With which ecological timber construction can be realized down to the smallest detail. Now with technical approval: On August 28, 2020, the German Institute for Construction Engineering (Deutsches Institut für Bautechnik – DIBt) issued the “National technical approval / general construction technique permit” for “Load-bearing timber connections using LignoLoc® wooden nails”.

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Lifting a car using LIGNOLOC® wooden nails

A crane, a few wooden nails - and already a car is lifted up in the air. With LIGNOLOC®, the first collated nail made of wood. Now even with German technical approval.

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LIGNOLOC® - Demonstrating the Lignin Welding Effect

Christian Beck, CEO & General Manager, and Thomas Hochtritt, R&D Engineer at BECK, are demonstrating the lignin welding effect when working with LIGNOLOC® wooden nails.

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LignoLoc® vs. wood dowels

Compared with wood dowels, LignoLoc wooden nails are installed much more quickly.

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Possibilities with LignoLoc®

LignoLoc® wooden nails are also perfectly
suitable for driving into materials such
as OSB, chipboard, MDF, plywood
and gypsum fiberboard.

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Loading the magazine of the
F44 LignoLoc® tool

This video shows how LignoLoc® are
placed correctly in the magazine.

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Metal-free furniture production
with LignoLoc®

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Corner connections with LignoLoc®

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Interior Wall Cladding with reclaimed wood.

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LignoLoc® welding process

When LignoLoc® wooden nails are driven into solid construction timber
with the FASCO LignoLoc® pneumatic nailer, they form
an inseparable bond with the timber.

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Mechanical processing

Driven nails can be processed with all kind of woodworking machinery without damaging the blades.

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Holding power

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Fast and simple floor
installation with LignoLoc®

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Edge distances specified in
Eurocode EC5

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BECK introduce itselfs

At the BAU 2017 exhibition BECK
presented the pioneering LignoLoc® System
for the first time. This premiere offered the ideal
location for a new BECK information film which
shows the BECK product highlights for 2017 in summary.