Card Set Information
Deciduous, close grained, strong and tough.
ex- Birch, Cherry, Mahogany, Maple, Oak and Walnut
Select hardwood (Salix or Willow)
Constructed from many different species of wood.
Conifers (cone bearing trees with needles), knot holes, soft and easy.
EX Pine, Spruce, Cedar, Poplar
How caskets are measured. 1 ft square 1 inch thick
Component part of casket consisting of Cap and Body.
Top most part of casket shell (head/foot cap)
Uppermost part, extends from rim to rim.
"S" shaped molding
wedge shaped portion at each end of crown
Medial portion of head and foot caps
Rim Flange (Ogee flange)
Horizontal portion of rim, comes into contact with gasket or top body molding flange.
Portion of casket shell below the cap. where you put the body
Top body molding
molding along uppermost edge of the body panels.
sides and ends of the casket shell; where handles are attached.
Molding along lower most edge of body panels.
Reinforcing grooves in bottom
Swing bar $$$
Moveable casket handle with hinged arms
Stationary bar handle $$
non moveable casket handle
Bail handle $
single handle. lug, arm, and bar are one unit.
attached to casket body
attaches bar to lug, makes it swing.
attaches to lug or arm. grasped by the bearer.
Any metal formed from iron (steel/ stainless steel)
Metal allow consisting of iron and carbon, low in carbon, soft, malleable
US standard Gauge
Measurement of steel
16 gauge is thicker than 20.
Metal alloy of steel, chromium and nickel
Rust resist, minimum of 11% chromium
Magnetic; used in car mufflers
non magnetic; used in tableware and jet engines
stronger and better
Non- ferrous Metal
Any metal not formed from iron
rolled into sheets
Most expensive type of casket
Brown and Sharpe Gauge
Measurement of non ferrous metals; OZ per Sq. Ft
32oz weighs 21 lbs
48oz weighs 31lbs
Fills inside of crown
Interior portion of head cap
Roll (cove or puffing)
Lines the rim and surrounds the cap panel
strip of metal attached to cap interior
Aesthetic covering for foot cap or inner foot panel
Portion of the throw which extends downward into body of casket
Extends over top molding for aesthetic value
drapes the inside perimeter of body of the casket
Hinge cover (hinge skirt)
Covers hinges that attach casked cap to body.
Material drawn in parallel strips and sewn with multiple needles
Created by placing a lining material on metal form addin weights steaming and attaching to suitable upholstrey. gives appearance of shirred.
Created by placing padding material between lining and backing materials. forms small raised puffs. most expensive.
Fabric tightly stretched or drawn
Lines interior portion of casket
Thin crinkled cloth of silk, rayon, cotton or wool
Fabric woven to create a smooth lustrous face and dull back.
Silk, cotton and rayon with nap. Most expensive.
Made from flax
Pressed paper in sheet form
Add bulk and softness
wood wool; shredded into spaghetti like strings
Silky fibers around the seeds of silk cotton trees
Attach cap to body
Casket key inserted into opening in tip body molding at foot end
Pushed backward and pulled forward to open cap
Standard Adult Wood Casket
75 x 22
Standard Adult Metal
78 x 23
Each X represents
length increases by 3 inch steps on infants its 6 inch steps
Burial Vault Dimension
30 x 86
Outer enclosure used to protect the body or casketed remains
Particle board box with a cardboard tray and cover.
Wooden tray with cardboard covering
Casket sealed metal container, for decomp metal case
Unfinished wood box typically used for cremation
Unit or series of unites designed to be used as casket and permanent burial receptacle.
Inscription placed on monument
Monument erected to memory of dead ex Washington Monument
top set even with ground "memorial park"
Chamber in masoleum
space in columbarium for cremated remains
largest subdivision in cemetery