Bruce Frontier 3/8″ and 1/2″ Engineered Plank DATA SHEET

Product Information

Overall Thickness: Hickory: 3/8″ (1 cm)
Overall Thickness: Birch: 1/2″ (1.3 cm)
Varying Length Range: 9″ – 48″ (22.9 cm – 121.9 cm) (plywood core items)
Varying Length Range: 10″- 60″ (25.4 cm – 152.4 cm) (Densitek core items)
Board Width: 5″ (12.7 cm)
Ply: Hickory: 5, Birch: 7 (plywood core items)
Ply: 3 (Densitek core items)
Top Ply Cut/Thickness: Rotary 2.0 mm
Species: Birch, Hickory
Finish: Dura-Luster Plus Urethane
Gloss: Medium
Face Fill: Filled
Face Treatment: Hand Scraped
Edge/End Treatment: Micro Beveled Edges/Micro Beveled Ends
Manufacturing Location: Hickory: USA
Manufacturing Location: Birch: Non-Domestic

Warranty

25 Year Residential Limited Warranty

Product Features

  • See the Frontier collection on Bruce.com
  • The elegant beauty of distressed flooring can fit into many décor options
  • The subtle distressed visual can hide many blemishes that may occur
  • Wide widths are a popular, on trend decorating choice to enhance a large room
  • Hickory – The hardest and most desired domestic species at a competitive price point
  • Color rubbed treatment on 3 items (Light Mocha, Tumble Weed and Sahara Sand)
  • Individually handscraped planks for a one of a kind floor
  • Items ending in “EE” – Densitek™ Core: Greater dimensional stability, moisture resistance and increased hardness of more than 33% versus plywood core.

FloorScore

FloorScore Certificates – Hardwood Products

SDS

Hardwood Flooring Products SDS

Installation

Installation Method Options: 
Staple-Down*, Floating or Glue-Down
*Note: Do not staple down smooth traditionally finished Pecan, Maple or Hickory Products
All species of textured products (such as hand-scraped, wire-brushed, and rustic/distressed products ) can be stapled down with 20 gauge staples (1” minimum length for 3/8” – ½” engineered hardwood, for 9/16” hardwood, use 1-1/4” fasteners).

FOR PRODUCTS WIDER THAN 5˝: In addition to the use of mechanical fasteners, assisted glue applications should be used. The glue should be a premium grade urethane construction adhesive applied in a serpentine pattern to the back of each board. Then follow the recommended fastening pattern.

Floating Underlayment:
Premium underlayment labeled for use with floating engineered hardwood floors

Floating Adhesive:
Bruce Everseal Floating Floor Tongue & Groove Adhesive

Glue Down Adhesive:
Bruce Proconnect Plus Vapor Barrier Elastomeric Flooring Adhesive
Bruce Equalizer Pro Moisture-Cured Urethane Adhesive
Bruce Summit Select Unlimited Moisture Vapor Barrier Elastomeric Wood Flooring Adhesive

Blend Cartons For Best Appearance
Hardwood is a natural product and does not have dye lots. Floor should be installed from several cartons at the same time to ensure good color and shade mixture.

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Recommendations
Caring for Urethane Finish Hardwood Floors in a Residential Setting

Recommended Maintenance Products
Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Floor Cleaner
Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Terry Cloth Cleaning System
Bruce Hardwood & Laminate Microfiber Cleaning System

Product Data Table

CARTON PROPERTIESPlywood Core
Items
Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Length 49″ (124.5 cm) 61″ (154.9 cm)
WidthHickory: 11.3″ (28.6 cm)
Birch: 10.4″ (26.4 cm)
10.2″ (25.9 cm)
Height Hickory: 3″ (7.6 cm)
Birch: 4.5″ (11.4 cm)
3.6″ (9.2 cm)
Coverage Per Carton Hickory: 25 sq ft (2.32 sq m)
Birch: 28 sq ft (2.60 sq m)
36.5 sq ft (3.39 sq m)
Carton Weight Hickory: 38 lbs (17.2 kg)
Birch: 41.8 lbs (19 kg)
61 lbs (27.7 kg)
PALLET PROPERTIESPlywood Core
Items
Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Cartons Per Pallet 3624
Coverage Per Pallet Hickory: 900 sq ft (83.61 sq m)
Birch: 1008 sq ft (93.65 sq m)
876 sq ft (81.38 sq m)

“A” suffix material has an improved surface visual over the “Z” suffix material.  Do not install “A” suffix material with “Z” suffix material.

Items with EE ending code are manufactured with Densitek core instead of a plywood core. The fit and appearance are unchanged. The Densitek and “A” code plywood core products can be mixed in the same installation.

Product
Color / Species
Frontier
Plywood Core
Model Number
                                                            
Frontier
Densitek

Core
Model
Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
T-Mold
Length 78″
3/8″ Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″

(HICKORY
ITEMS)

1/2″ Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
(BIRCH

ITEMS)
Threshold
Length 78″
3/8″ Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″

(HICKORY
ITEMS)

1/2″ Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
(BIRCH

ITEMS)
Touch-Up
Kit
Praline /
Birch
EEL5300S (Disc. 12/17)N/ATQ0BR221MTM0BR221MTR5BR221MTH0BR221MTS5BR221MS-1151A
Golden Blonde / BirchEEL5301S (Disc. 9/17)N/ATQ0BR222MTM0BR222MTR5BR222MTH0BR222MTS5BR222MS-1151A
Filbert /
Birch
EEL5302S (Disc. 9/17)N/ATQ0BR223MTM0BR223MTR5BR223MTH0BR223MTS5BR223MS-1151A
Metro Brick /
Birch
EEL5303S (Disc. 9/17)N/ATQ0BR224MTM0BR224MTR5BR224MTH0BR224MTS5BR224MS-1154A
Vanilla Stick /
Birch
EEL5304S (Disc. 1/19)N/ATQ0BR225MTM0BR225MTR5BR225MTH0BR225MTS5BR225MS-1154A
Golden Brown /
Hickory
EEL5200Z (Disc. 2/15)
EEL5200A (Disc.12/19)
EEL5200EE TQ0HC215MTM0HC215MTR3HC215MTH0HC215MTS3HC215MS-1151A
Tahoe / HickoryEEL5201Z (Disc. 2/15)
EEL5201A (Disc. 12/19)
EEL5201EE TQ0HC216MTM0HC216MTR3HC216MTH0HC216MTS3HC216MS-1151A
Bison /
Hickory
EEL5202Z (Disc. 2/15)
EEL5202A (Disc. 12/19)
EEL5202EE TQ0HC217MTM0HC217MTR3HC217MTH0HC217MTS3HC217MS-1153A
Color Brushed
Light Mocha /
Hickory
EEL5203Z (Disc. 2/15)
EEL5203A (Disc. 12/19)
EEL5203EE TQ0HC218MTM0HC218MTR3HC218MTH0HC218MTS3HC218MS-1151A
Color Brushed Tumbleweed /
Hickory
EEL5204Z (Disc. 1/15)
EEL5204A (Disc. 12/19)
EEL5204EE TQ0HC219MTM0HC219MTR3HC219MTH0HC219MTS3HC219MS-1151A
Color Brushed Sahara Sand /
Hickory
EEL5205Z (Disc. 2/15)
EEL5205A (Disc. 12/19)
EEL5205EE TQ0HC220MTM0HC220MTR3HC220MTH0HC220MTS3HC220MS-1151A
Product
Color / Species
Frontier
Plywood Core
Model Number
Frontier
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
T-Mold
Length 78″
3/8″ Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″(HICKORY

ITEMS)

1/2″ Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
(BIRCH  ITEMS
)
Threshold
Length 78″
3/8″ Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″ (HICKORY

ITEMS)

1/2″ Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
(BIRCH ITEMS)
Touch-Up
Kit
Updated on September 29, 2022