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Funeral Merchandise 3

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