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Comprehensive Exam #

Alternative container

unfinished wooden box

Cemetery property

Section, block, lot, individual burial space (grave, lawncrypt, multiple depth grave), scattering garden

Containers for cremated remains

temporary (cardboard, corrugated, plastic)
permanent containers (urns)- single, double or infant capacity

Containers used for cremations

caskets(burial, cremation, rental)
alternative containers (corrugated, wood box, particle board/plywood, rental casket insert or pouch)


contains dead or untombment above ground
(chamber in a mausoleum, contains a casketed remains)


inscription placed on the monument to commerate the deeds or qualities of the departed

Examples of transfer containers

containers used to ship by rail or on ship


to coat (iron or steel) with zinc; especially : to immerse in molten zinc to produce a coating of zinc-iron alloy


an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or persons

Materials used in vault constrution


Methods of sealing vaults

Top seal (grooved seal)
Air seal (belldome)
Double seal
End seal

Parts of monuments


standard dimensions of a vault

30 in. (W), 86 in. (L), 24 1/4

styles of cemetery monuments

Temporary or Permanent
Flush marker
Bevel top marker
Slant marker
Upright (verticle tablet or horizontal tablet)

thickness of non-ferrous metal vaults measured?

12 gauge

Types of transfer containers

Air tray
Wood box
Ziegler case/metal case
Combination case

Types of grave liners

Grave box
Sectional (Concrete Box)


an outer enclosure offers protection from weight of the earth, orginaly it was to protect from grave robbers from stealing valuables buried w/ deceased from boddy snatchers from robbing for anatomical reasons.

Vaults are measured by?

measured according to inside dimensions (ID)


grave space for 2 or more people/stacked up


to hold creamted remains (recess in a columbarium used for permante cremated remains)

tablet (die)

main part of monument, upright portion of the base


lower or supporting part of monument

slant marker

cemetary marker that has a face with an angle 45' but, less then 90' in relationship to terrain


a monument erected to the memory of the dead without a body present

air tray

a transfer container consisting of a wood tray with a cardboard covering for the casekt

cremation casket

enviromentaly safe

sectional (concrete box)

6 or 8 slabs on concrete unfinished and placed around the casket

grave box

has a 1 or 2 piece lid

end seal

utilizes a rubber gasket thats held in place of the belt

double seal

utilizes the dome of the air seal inconjunction of an a poxy film (fiber glass)

air seal (belldome)

utilizes the air pressure by placing the dome on to the closure

top seal (groved sealed)

utilizes an a proxy compound inconjunction with a tounge and grove closure

infant and children's caskets

from 18'' to 5' in length

standard adult wood casket

L, 6'3' W, 22''

wood state casket

L, 6'6'' W, 22''

standard metal casket

L, 6'6'', W, 23''

Flaring side-Wood casket

top 6'3, 22''
bottom 6'3, 19 1/2''

oversize or extra size casket

W increases in increments of 2 in.
L increase in increment of 3 in.

hermetically sealed

air tight completely sealed by sudoring

threaded fasteners

a screw type fastener


casket design in which the body panels display the shape of an urn, most expensive shell design to manufacture. Traditionally is ultimate or finest design in industry.

"State" casket

least expensive to manufacture also is vertical side square

Shell designs

square, round, octagom, elliptic

Slip panel (slip top, priest casket)

creased casket, cap is removed from casket so you can view remains from all sides

perfection full couch

no transverse cut in top; has an inner panel to cover the deceased from waist to foot

Perfection couch

this casket when opened, the ogee raises with cap

fiberglass and polymer finishes

wood grained, polished (gloss), sprayed finsih

sprayed finish

polished (gloss), crinkled finish, hammertone or matt or flat finish

cloth-covered finishes

embossed or smooth

most common style of interior materials

carriage & biscutt tufting

wood-wool or excelsior

thin wood shavings, shredded



extendover (valance)

portion of the casket interior that extends over the top body molding

apron or skirt

lining attached to the undersurface of the foot panel or could be a component of the underlay that extends downward into the body

throw (overlay, overthrow)

estetic covering for foot cap or inner foot panel of the casket

gimp (fold)

strip of metal plastic or cloth thats attached to the middle inside of the panel covering the area at which point the anchor is covered.

cap panel

focal part of interior which fills the inside of the crown sometimes it's boarder by the roll, sometimes refered to as a panel

metal cast hardware

the most expensive method it takes more time to make a mold

plastic extrusion molding hardware

molding plastic in by injecting molten plastic in a dye

esctcheon means a

protective or ornamental shield

structural ribs

transverse supports attached to the inside of the body panel and welded to the bottom of the shell


elongated depressions or indentions pressed into the sheet of metal used for the bottom of the casket to add strength to the shell

rim or ogee

"S" shaped curve


uppermost part of the cap from rim to rim

pie or fishtail

wedge shapped portion of the cap or lid at each end of the crown

rim flange (ogee flange)

tuned under edge or horizontal portion of the rim comes in contact with gasket or top molding

header flange

the turned under edge or horizontal portion of the header


is a compound that is similar in appearance in plastic, high molecular weight & creates a extremely durable substance


material that consist of the fine fillemants (glass) that are embeded in various resigns


a metal alloy containg 90% copper with time & zinc comprosing the other 10%

copper deposit

a casket made from a core of copper metal to which copper ions are combined by the electrolytic process

non-ferrous metal

any metal that does not contain iron
most common is copper and bronze


a heavy mallable ductile silver/white metalic element that readily oxidizes in moist air


capable of being fashioned into being formed or shapped

300 series

used in caskets, it has 8% nickle

stainless steel

a meatl alloy containing 8% nickel, 74% iron and 18% Chromium noted for resistence to rust


commercial steel contains carbon in an amount up to 1.7%

most common gauges are

20, 18, 16
the higher the gauge the thinner the metal

ferrous metal

any metal formed from iron and more susuptable to rust


made by uniting superimposed layers of different materials

wood veneers

created by gluing a thin layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain to an inferior wood

composition board (pressed board, particle board, fiberboard, hardboard)

they are particles of wood bonded together with a waterproof glue; the different types are distinguised by the size of the particles of wood used


thin sheets of wood glued together so that their grains are at right angles to one another

solid hardwood ex.

walnut (hardest), oak, maple, cherry, mahogany, popular, berch

softwood ex.

redwood, cedar, cypress, fir, spruce and pine

wood casket construction

thickness varies 3 1/4 to 7/18 in stock is used in construction


shaped like a man

Class I

softwoods-cedars, cypress, red wood
hardwoods-chestnut,lotcust, walnut

Class II

Softwoods-Douglas Fir, Pine
Hardwoods- Oak, Mahoganies, Willow

Class III

Softwoods-Douglas fir, Pine
Hardwoods-Gum, Oak

Class IV

Softwoods-Hemlocks, Pine, Lodgepole, Spruces
Hardwoods-Ashes, Beech, Birch, Hickories, Maples, Popular

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