Top Body Molding (Body Ledge)
A molding along the uppermost edge.
Top Body Molding Flange (Body Ledge Flange)
The horizontal portion of the top body molding (body ledge) where the gasket is placed on gasketed protective caskets.
In burial vaults, a method of sealing that utilizes an epoxy compound in conjunction with a tongue-in-groove closure at the top of the vault.
An outer enclosure utilized for the protection of casketed remains during transportation.
A style of casket interior created by placing a padding material between a lining material and a backing material, with subsequent stitches taken, forming small raised puffs; carriage tufting and biscuit tufting are the two most common types used in caskets.
A textile weave in which threads are crossed over one another to given an appearance of diagonal lines.
Unfinished Wood Box
An unornamented casket made of wood which does not have a fixed interior lining.
A method of price quotation which creates one total price package for both service and merchandise.
A container for cremated remains: a vase with a foot or pedestal.
A casket design which displays a body panel with the shape of an urn.
An outer enclosure which offers protection from the earth load as well as possessing sealing qualities.
A fabric of silk, cotton, and possibly rayon, with a nap.
Vertical Side Square (State Casket)
A casket body style with the body sides at a 90 degree angle to the bottom.
Created by gluing a thin layer of wood of superior or excellent grain to an inferior wood.
Wood shavings Sometimes refered to as excelsior.
Bronze metal rolled into sheets.
Copper metal rolled into sheets.
A gasket-sealed container which can be used as an insert into a casket or a separate shipping container.