Hartco Performance Plus 3/8″ Engineered Plank DATA SHEET

This product collection was previously offered under the Armstrong Flooring Hardwood brand.
Armstrong Flooring Hardwood products are now offered under the Hartco brand.

This article includes Hartco Performance Plus High Gloss products. For Low Gloss Performance Plus products, follow this link.

Product Information

Overall Thickness: 3/8″ (1 cm)
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: 5″ (12.7 cm)
Ply: 5 (plywood core items)
Ply: 3 (Densitek core items)
Top Ply Cut/Thickness: Acrylic Infused Rotary 2.0 mm
Species: Oak, Birch, Cherry, Hickory, Maple, Walnut
Finish: Nano Aluminum Oxide Urethane. Top ply is acrylic infused.
Gloss: High
Face Fill: Filled
Face Treatment: Traditional Smooth
Edge/End Treatment: Micro Beveled Edges/Micro Beveled Ends
Manufacturing Location: USA

Warranty

50 Year Residential Limited Warranty
10 Year Commercial Limited Warranty

Product Features

  • See the Performance Plus collection on Hartco.com
  • Patented Acrylic-infusion Wood technology – Increases the hardness of wood up to 2.5x times. Resists denting from common household situations
  • Proprietary Nano Alum-Oxide Finish technology – Provides added scratch and stain resistance
  • Versatile palette (30 SKU’s) of colors from light to dark in 6 distinct species for maximum design flexibility
  • The easiest floor to install with the most installation options – locking, glue or staple
  • Items ending in “EE” – Densitek™ Core: Greater dimensional stability, moisture resistance and increased hardness of more than 33% versus plywood core.
  • See Hartco Flooring on YouTube

FloorScore

FloorScore Certificates – Hardwood Products

Technical Information

FIRE TEST DATA:   
ASTM E 648 Critical Radiant Flux – 0.45 watts/sq. cm. or more – Class I
Numerical flammability ratings alone may not define the performance of the product under actual fire conditions.  These ratings are provided only for use in the selection of products to meet the specified limits.
ASTM E 84 all residential uses  & Class C commercial uses (75-200 flame spread)
Numerical flammability ratings alone may not define the performance of the product under actual fire conditions. These ratings are provided only for use in the selection of products to meet the specified limits.

STATIC LOAD LIMIT:
ASTM F 970: 1000 lbs./sq. in. (52.73 kg/cm²)– no visually apparent indentation
NOTE:  Floors should be protected from sharp-point loads and heavy static loads.  High-heeled traffic [1000 psi (70.3 kg/cm²) or more] may visibly damage wood, resilient and other floor coverings.

SDS

Hardwood Flooring Products SDS

Installation

Installation Method Options: 
Lock & Fold / Staple*, Floating or Glue Down
*Requires the use of Stanley-Bostitch 2025K staple gun or Powernail 2000 cleat gun for staple down installations of this product

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
– Not ending in “Z”
Plywood Core Items
– Ending in “Z”
Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Length 50.8″ (129 cm) 49″ (124.5 cm) 61″ (154.9 cm)
Width16.9″ (42.9 cm) 5.7″ (14.5 cm) 6.3″ (16 cm)
Height 3.5″ (8.9 cm) 5.8″ (14.7 cm) 5″ (12.7 cm)
Coverage Per Carton 40 sq ft (3.72 sq m) 22 sq ft (2.04 sq m) 22 sq ft (2.04 sq m)
Carton Weight 64.4 lbs (29.2 kg) 36 lbs (16.3 kg) 40 lbs (18.1 kg)
PALLET PROPERTIESPlywood Core Items 
– Not ending in “Z”
Plywood Core Items 
– Ending in “Z”
Densitek Core Items 
– Ending in “EE”
Cartons Per Pallet 304848
Coverage Per Pallet 1200 sq ft (111.60 sq m) 1056 sq ft (98.11 sq m) 1056 sq ft (98.11 sq m)

Material ending in Z has no change to look or fit compared to non-Z material. Packaging change only to carton size and pallet size.

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 / SpeciesPerformance Plus
Plywood Core
Model Number 
 
Performance Plus
Densitek Core 
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
 
T-Molding
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer
Overlap

Length 78″
Stairnose
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Natural
Oak
ESP5200 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0RK24HTM0RK24HTR3RK24HTH0RK24HTS3RK24HTP3RK24HTV3RK24HS-1152A
Bronze
Tone Oak
ESP5201 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0RK41HTM0RK41HTR3RK41HTH0RK41HTS3RK41HTP3RK41HTV3RK41HS-1151A
Spiced Cinnamon
Oak
ESP5202 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0RK248HTM0RK248HTR3RK248HTH0RK248HTS3RK248HTP3RK248HTV3RK248HS-1151A
Pine Cone
Oak
ESP5203 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0MK253HTM0MK253HTR3MK253HTH0MK253HTS3MK253HTP3MK253HTV3MK253HS-1153A
Wood Berry OakESP5207 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0RK257HTM0RK257HTR0RK257HTH0RK257HTS3RK257HTP3RK257HTV3RK257HS-1153A
Ashen Taupe
White Oak
ESP5205 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0MK254HTM0MK254HTR3MK254HTH0MK254HTS3MK254HTP3MK254HTV3MK254HS-1155A
Night Time
White Oak
ESP5206 (Disc. 2/18)
ESP5206Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5206EETQ3MK255HTM0MK255HTR3MK255HTH0MK255HTS3MK255HTP3MK255HTV3MK255HS-1155A
Driftscape
White Birch
ESP5210 (Disc.)
ESP5210Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5210EETQ0BR252HTM0BR252HTR3BR252HTH0BR252HTS3BR252H
(Disc 10/21)
TP3BR252HTV3BR252HS-1155A
Copper Shine
Birch
ESP5211 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0BR248HTM0BR248HTR3BR248HTH0BR248HTS3BR248HTP3BR248HTV3BR248HS-1151A
Cottage Suede
Birch
ESP5212 (Disc. 9/18)
ESP5212Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5212EE T7467T5267TR3BR25HT9767TS3BR25HTP3BR25HTV3BR25HS-1151A
Color / SpeciesPerformance Plus
Plywood Core
Model Number
Performance Plus
Densitek Core 
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
 
T-Molding
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer
Overlap

Length 78″
Stairnose
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Dark Forest
Birch
ESP5213 (Disc.)
ESP5213Z (Disc. 8/19)  
ESP5213EETQ0BR249H
(Disc 10/21)
TM0BR249HTR3BR249H
(Disc 10/21)
TH0BR249HTS3BR249HTP3BR249HTV3BR249H
(Disc 10/21)
S-1153A
Canyon Manor
Birch
ESP5214 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0BR250HTM0BR250HTR3BR250HTH0BR250HTS3BR250HTP3BR250HTV3BR250HS-1154A
Sugared Honey
Cherry
ESP5220 (Disc. 11/18)
ESP5220Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5220EE
(Disc 9/22)
761996781096T826077199611187812TP3CH24H
(Disc 10/21)
TV3CH24H
(Disc 10/21)
S-1151A
Copper Charm
Cherry
ESP5221 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0CH248HTM0CH248HTR3CH248HTH0CH248HTS3CH248HTP3CH248HTV3CH248HS-1151A
Woodside
Brown Cherry
ESP5222 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0CH247HTM0CH247HTR3CH247HTH0CH247HTS3CH247HTP3CH247HTV3CH247HS-1151A
Butternut
Hickory
ESP5230 (Disc.)
ESP5230Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5230EETQ0HC19HTM0HC19HTR3HC19HTH0HC19HTS3HC19HTP3HC19HTV3HC19HS-1152A
Woody Amber
Hickory
ESP5231 (Disc 3/15)N/ATQ0HC45HTM0HC45HTR3HC45HTH0HC45HTS3HC45HTP3HC45HTV3HC45HS-1151A
Chocolate Cosmos
Hickory
ESP5232 (Disc. 3/15)
ESP5232Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5232EETQ0HC249H
(Disc 10/21)
TM0HC249HTR3HC249HTH0HC249HTS3HC249HTP3HC249HTV3HC249HS-1153A
Rooted Mocha
Hickory
ESP5233 (Disc. 3/15)N/ATQ0HC250HTM0HC250HTR3HC250HTH0HC250HTS3HC250HTP3HC250HTV3HC250HS-1154A
Mineral Hue
Hickory
ESP5234 (Disc.)
ESP5234Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5234EETQ0HC251HTM0HC251HTR3HC251HTH0HC251HTS3HC251HTP3HC251HTV3HC251HS-1155A
Color / SpeciesPerformance Plus
Plywood Core
Model Number
Performance Plus
Densitek Core 
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
 
T-Molding
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer
Overlap

Length 78″
Stairnose
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Natural
Maple
ESP5240 (Disc.)
ESP5240Z (Disc. 10/20)
ESP5240EE T7490T5290T8290T9790T8390TP3MA24MTV3MA24MS-1152A
Tanned Brown
Maple
ESP5241 (Disc.)
ESP5241Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5241EETQ0MA123HTM0MA123HTR3MA123HTH0MA123HTS3MA123HTP3MA123HTV3MA123HS-1152A
Traditional Russet
Maple
ESP5242 (Disc 3/15)N/ATQ0MA250HTM0MA250HTR3MA250HTH0MA250HTS3MA250HTP3MA250HTV3MA250HS-1153A
Foliage Brown
Maple
ESP5243 (Disc.)
ESP5243Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5243EETQ0MA256H
(Disc 10/21)
TM0MA256HTR3MA256HTH0MA256H
(Disc 10/21)
TS3MA256H
(Disc 10/21)
TP3MA256H
(Disc 10/21)
TV3MA256HS-1153A
Shell White
Walnut
ESP5250 (Disc. 11/18)
ESP5250Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5250EE TQ0WA252H
(Disc 10/21)
TM0WA252HTR3WA252HTH0WA252HTS3WA252HTP3WA252HTV3WA252HS-1155A
Natural
Walnut
ESP5251 (Disc. 1/19)
ESP5251Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5251EETQ0WA24H
(Disc 10/21)
TM0WA24HTR3WA24HTH0WA24HTS3WA24HTP3WA24HTV3WA24HS-1153A
Warm Clay
Walnut
ESP5252 (Disc.)
ESP5252Z (Disc. 10/19)
ESP5252EE
(Disc. 8/20)
TQ0WA06HTM0WA06HTR3WA06HTH0WA06HTS3WA06HTP3WA06HTV3WA06HS-1153A
Fiery Bronze
Walnut
ESP5253 (Disc. 3/19)
ESP5253Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5253EETQ0WA248HTM0WA248HTR3WA248HTH0WA248HTS3WA248HTP3WA248HTV3WA248HS-1151A
Earthly Shade
Walnut
ESP5254 (Disc.)
ESP5254Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5254EETQ0WA250H
(Disc 10/21)
TM0WA250HTR3WA250HTH0WA250HTS3WA250HTP3WA250HTV3WA250HS-1154A
Deep Twilight
Walnut
ESP5255 (Disc.)
ESP5255Z (Disc. 8/19)
ESP5255EE TQ0WA251HTM0WA251HTR3WA251HTH0WA251H
(Disc 10/21)
TS3WA251H
(Disc 10/21)
TP3WA251H
(Disc 10/21)
TV3WA251HS-1155A
Color / SpeciesPerformance Plus
Plywood Core
Model Number
Performance Plus
Densitek Core 
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
 
T-Molding
Length 78″
Reducer
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Threshold
Length 78″
Stairnose
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer
Overlap

Length 78″
Stairnose
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Updated on September 23, 2022

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