Hartco Performance Plus 3/8″ Low Gloss 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 Low Gloss products. For High Gloss Performance Plus, 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: Rotary 2.0 mm
Species: Oak, Birch, Maple, Walnut
Finish: Nano Aluminum Oxide Urethane. Top ply is acrylic infused.
Gloss: Low
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

Product Testing

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
Densitek Core Items
– Ending in “EE”
Length 49″ (124.5 cm) 61″ (154.9 cm)
Width5.7″ (14.5 cm) 6.3″ (16 cm)
Height 5.8″ (14.7 cm) 5″ (12.7 cm)
Coverage Per Carton 22 sq ft (2.04 sq m) 22 sq ft (2.04 sq m)
Carton Weight 36 lbs (16.3 kg) 40 lbs (18.1 kg)
PALLET PROPERTIESPlywood Core
Items
Densitek Core Items 
– Ending in “EE”
Cartons Per Pallet 4848
Coverage Per Pallet 1056 sq ft (98.11 sq m) 1056 sq ft (98.11 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 / SpeciesPerformance Plus
Plywood Core
Model Number
Performance Plus
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
T-Molding
Length 78″
Reducer 
Flush-Fit
Length78
Threshold
Length 78
Stairnose  
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer  
Overlap
Length 78″
Stairnose  
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Natural MapleESP5240LG (Disc. 8/19)ESP5240LGEETQ0MA24LTM0MA24LTR3MA24LTH0MA24LTS3MA24LTP3MA24MTV3MA24MS-1152A
Marsh Field BirchESP5302LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5302LGEETQ0BR316LTM0BR316LTR3BR316LTH0BR316LTS3BR316LTP3BR316LTV3BR316LS-1151A
Natural White OakESP5303LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5303LGEETQ0WK24LTM0WK24LTR3WK24LTH0WK24LTS3WK24LTP3WK24LTV3WK24LS-1151A
Natural WalnutESP5251LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5251LGEE TQ0WA24LTM0WA24LTR3WA24LTH0WA24LTS3WA24LTP3WA24LTV3WA24LS-1153A
Golden Taupe WalnutESP5305LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5305LGEETQ0WA316LTM0WA316LTR3WA316LTH0WA316LTS3WA316LTP3WA316LTV3WA316LS-1153A
Warm Clay WalnutESP5252LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5252LGEE TQ0WA06LTM0WA06LTR3WA06LTH0WA06LTS3WA06LTP3WA06LTV3WA06LS-1153A
Fiery Bronze WalnutESP5253LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5253LGEE
(Disc. 8/20)
TQ0WA248LTM0WA248LTR3WA248LTH0WA248LTS3WA248LTP3WA248LTV3WA248LS-1151A
Earthly Shade WalnutESP5254LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5254LGEETQ0WA250L
(Disc 10/21)
TM0WA250LTR3WA250LTH0WA250LTS3WA250LTP3WA250LTV3WA250LS-1154A
Color / SpeciesPerformance Plus
Plywood Core
Model Number
Performance Plus
Densitek Core
Model Number
Quarter
Round
Length 78″
T-Molding
Length 78″
Reducer 
Flush-Fit
Length78
Threshold
Length 78
Stairnose  
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer  
Overlap
Length 78″
Stairnose  
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit
Woodland View WalnutESP5309LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5309LGEETQ0WA317LTM0WA317LTR3WA317LTH0WA317LTS3WA317LTP3WA317LTV3WA317LS-1154A
Flint Hill WalnutESP5310LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5310LGEE
(Disc. 8/20)
TQ0WA254LTM0WA254LTR3WA254LTH0WA254LTS3WA254LTP3WA254LTV3WA254LS-1153A
Misty Forest MapleESP5311LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5311LGEETQ0MA252LTM0MA252LTR3MA252LTH0MA252LTS3MA252LTP3MA252LTV3MA252L
(Disc 10/21)
S-1155A
Rolling Fog MapleESP5312LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5312LGEETQ0MA318LTM0MA318LTR3MA318LTH0MA318LTS3MA318LTP3MA318LTV3MA318LS-1155A
Shell White WalnutESP5250LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5250LGEE TQ0WA252LTM0WA252LTR3WA252LTH0WA252LTS3WA252LTP3WA252LTV3WA252LS-1155A
Beach Heather WalnutESP5314LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5314LGEE
(Disc. 8/20)
TQ0WA318LTM0WA318LTR3WA318LTH0WA318LTS3WA318LTP3WA318LTV3WA318LS-1155A
Coastline White OakESP5315LG (Disc. 8/19) ESP5315LGEETQ0WK318L
(Disc 10/21)
TM0WK318LTR3WK318LTH0WK318LTS3WK318LTP3WK318LTV3WK318LS-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
Length78
Threshold
Length 78
Stairnose  
Flush-Fit
Length 78″
Reducer  
Overlap
Length 78″
Stairnose  
Overlap
Length 78″
Touch-Up
Kit

Updated on June 24, 2022

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