Bruce Next Frontier 3/8″ Engineered Hickory Plank DATA SHEET

Product Information

Overall Thickness: 3/8″ (nominal) (.79″ cm)  0.312″ (actual)
Varying Length Range: 10″- 48″ (25.4 cm – 121.9 cm) (plywood core items)
Varying Length Range: 10″- 60″ (25.4 cm – 152.4 cm) (Densitek core items)
Board Width: 6.5″ (16.5 cm)
Ply: 5 (plywood core items)
Ply: 3 (Densitek core items)
Top Ply Cut/Thickness: Rotary 1.2 mm
Species: Hickory
Finish: Dura-Luster Plus Urethane
Gloss: Low
Face Fill: Unfilled
Face Treatment: Hand Scraped
Edge/End Treatment: Micro Beveled Edges/Micro Beveled Ends
Manufacturing Location: USA

Warranty

25 Year Residential Limited Warranty
3 Year Commercial Limited Warranty

Product Features

  • See the Next Frontier collection on Bruce.com
  • Hand-Scraped Texture: Classic hand-scraped texture gives depth to the wood grain that you can see and feel.
  • Durable: Made from North American Hickory, one of the toughest and hardest American wood species.
  • Protective Finish: Featuring our most scratch and stain-resistant coating to keep your floor looking beautiful.
  • Made in America: The Next Frontier collection’s materials and manufacturing are all-American; providing you with American-made quality.
  • Items ending in “EE” – Densitek™ Core: Greater dimensional stability, moisture resistance and increased hardness of more than 33% versus plywood core.
  • See Bruce Flooring on YouTube

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 49.5″ (125.7 cm) 61″ (154.9 cm)
Width7.5″ (19.1 cm) 6.8″ (17.5 cm)
Height 5.3″ (13.3 cm) 5″ (12.7 cm)
Coverage Per Carton 30.50 sq ft (2.83 sq m) 39.50 sq ft (3.67 sq m)
Carton Weight 34 lbs (15.5 kg) 57 lbs (25.9 kg)
PALLET PROPERTIESPlywood Core
Items
Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Cartons Per Pallet 3630
Coverage Per Pallet 1098 sq ft (101.88 sq m) 1185 sq ft (110.10 sq m)

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

Color Next Frontier
Plywood Core
Model Number
Next Frontier
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
T-Mold
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Ft
Length 78″ 
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
NaturalEHNF72L01H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L01HEE TQ0HC494LTM0HC494LTR2HC494LTH0HC494LTS2HC494LS-1152A
DriftscapeEHNF72L02H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L02HEE TQ0HC495LTM0HC495LTR2HC495LTH0HC495LS2HC495LS-1152A
SummerlandsEHNF72L03H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L03HEE TQ0HC496LTM0HC496LTR2HC496LTH0HC496LTS2HC496LS-1151A
FlagstoneEHNF72L04H (Disc. 10/19)EHNF72L04HEE TQ0HC497LTM0HC497LTR2HC497LTH0HC497LTS2HC497LS-1153A
Earthen ShellEHNF72L05H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L05HEE TQ0HC498LTM0HC498LTR2HC498LTH0HC498LTS2HC498LS-1153A
Foggy ForestEHNF72L06H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L06HEE TQ0HC499LTM0HC499LTR2HC499LTH0HC499LTS2HC499LS-1153A
Forged GrayEHNF72L07H (Disc. 10/19)EHNF72L07HEE TQ0HC500LTM0HC500LTR2HC500LTH0HC500LTS2HC500LS-1152A
Steeple SpiceEHNF72L08H (Disc. 10/19)EHNF72L08HEE TQ0HC501LTM0HC501LTR2HC501LTH0HC501LTH0HC501LS-1153A
SparrowEHNF72L09H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L09HEE TQ0HC502LTQ0HC502LTR2HC502LTH0HC502LTS2HC502LS-1153A
GanacheEHNF72L10H (Disc. 10/19) EHNF72L10HEE TQ0HC503LTM0HC503LTR2HC503LTH0HC503LTS2HC503LS-1153A
Color Next Frontier
Plywood Core

Model Number
Next Frontier
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
T-Mold
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Ft
Length 78″ 
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Updated on June 24, 2022

Article Attachments