Bruce Turlington American Exotics Cherry 3/8″ Engineered DATA SHEET

Product Information

Traffic Type: Residential
Overall Thickness: 3/8″ (1 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: 3″, 5″ (7.6 cm, 12.7 cm)
Ply: 5 (plywood core items)
Ply: 3 (Densitek Core items)
Face Veneer Cut/Thickness: Rotary 2.0 mm
Species: Cherry
Finish: Dura-Luster Plus
Gloss: Medium
Face Fill: Filled
Face Treatment: Traditional Smooth
Edge/End Treatment: Micro Beveled Edges/Micro Beveled Ends
Manufacturing Location: USA


25 Year Residential Limited Warranty

Product Features

  • See the Turlington American Exotics collection on
  • Five species available to choose from; Birch, Maple, Hickory, Cherry and Walnut
  • Micro-Beveled edges and ends allow for cleaner visual than standard bevels while having forgiveness over concrete subfloors
  • Fully filled face provides the look of more expensive products at a value price point
  • Multiple width options for design flexibility
  • High performance finish provides extra protection for ease of mind
  • Items ending in “EE” – Densitek™ Core: Greater dimensional stability, moisture resistance and increased hardness of more than 33% versus plywood core.
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FloorScore Certificates – Hardwood Products


Hardwood Flooring Products SDS


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

3″ Densitek
Core Items –
Ending in “EE”
5″ Densitek
Core Items –
Ending in “EE”
Length51.5″ (130.8 cm)61″ (154.9 cm)61″ (154.9 cm)
Width15.5″ (38.1 cm)6″ (15.2 cm)10.2″ (25.9 cm)
Height2.5″ (6.4 cm)5″ (12.7 cm)3.6″ (9.1 cm)
Coverage Per Carton28 sq ft (2.60 sq m)31.50 sq ft (2.93 sq m)36.50 sq ft (3.39 sq m)
Carton Weight46 lbs (20.9 kg)52.8 lbs (23.9 kg)61.2 lbs (27.8 kg)
3″ Densitek
Core Items –
Ending in “EE”
5″ Densitek
Core Items –
Ending in “EE”
Cartons Per Pallet303024
Coverage Per Pallet840 sq ft (78.04 sq m)945 sq ft (87.79 sq m)876 sq ft (81.38sq 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.

*Indicates molding item is discontinued.

American Exotics
Plywood Core
Item Number (Width)
American Exotics
Densitek Core
Item Number (Width)
Length 78″
Length 78″
Length 78″
Length 78″
Length 78″
NaturalE7300 (3″) (Disc. 8/19)

E7500 (5″) (Disc. 8/19)
E7300EE (3″)

E7500EE (5″) (Disc. 8/20)
BronzeE7306 (3″) (Disc. 8/19)

E7506 (5″) (Disc. 8/19)
E7306EE (3″) (Disc. 8/20)

E7506EE (5″) (Disc. 8/20)
Toasted SesameE7309 (3″) (Disc. 8/19)

E7509 (5″) (Disc. 8/19)
E7309EE (3″) (Disc. 8/20)

E7509EE (5″) (Disc. 8/20)
Updated on August 31, 2023