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Casket Components, Exteriors, Interiors, Dimensions

case/receptacle into which human remains are placed for protection, practical utility, and a suitable memory picture casket
a rigid container designed for the encasement of human remains which is usually constructed of wood, metal, fiberglass, plastic or like material and ornamented and lined with fabric casket
case/receptacle for dead human remains which is anthropoidal in shape coffin
heavy close-grained and resistant wood of a broad-leafed deciduous tree hardwood
examples of hardwood birch, cherry, mahogany, maple, oak, walnut
any wood that is light in texture, non-resistant and easily worked of any coniferous tree softwood
a combination of hardwoods salix, or selected hardwood
examples of softwoods pine, fir, spruce, cedar, redwoods
combinations of wood treated to look like solid wood wood products
wood product glued together so that grains are at right angles to one another, always in odd numbers plywood
sawdust that has been pressed into glue and made to look like wood composition board
a very thin layer of real wood glued to a thicker piece of composition board veneer
any metal that contains iron ferrous
iron and nickel with some carbon steel
how are ferrous metals measured? US Standard Gauge
describe Standard Gauge system the number of sheets it takes to make one inch, 16 gauge is the lowest
iron with chromium and some nickel, more resistant to rust stainless steel
metals w/out iron, semi-precious non-ferrous
how are non-ferrous metals measured? Brown and Sharpe system
describe Brown and Sharpe system ounces per square foot, higher the ounces, the more expensive
malleable and ductile golden non-ferrous metal copper
copper rolled into sheets where parts are stamped and welded together wrought copper
metal shell placed into a liquid where copper is electroplated onto it to cover the seams and welding-top of the line copper deposit
alloy of 90% copper with a combination of tin and zinc bronze
molten bronze put into a mold, seamless, jointless cast bronze
fine materials of glass embedded into resin, lightweight and practically indestructible fiberglass
natural wood grain is treated to produce a number of finishes natural finish
coats of polyurethane to give a hard shiny glass-like appearance polished/gloss
natural wax or polyurethane to give shine, but not a high polish semi-gloss
oil and polish on fine parallel cuts in wood, polyurethane over it, gives brushed appearance satin finish
minimal amount of oil to bring out the grain of the wood matte/flat
the natural color of the wood is seen, treated with oil unstained
wood product with cloth glued over it cloth covered
cloth cov=retains natural cloth surface smooth
cloth cov=raised pattern/design stamped into cloth embossed
cloth mats: twilled, napped, cotton weave or thick wool, bit of shine broad cloth
cloth mats: heavy cotton fabric, moleskin, feels like suede doeskin
cloth mats: furry, nap exceeds 1/8th inch plus/high pile
cloth mats: non-woven, small bits of cloth mixed w/horse hair and pressed into sheets felt
unstained wood unfinished
not caskets, but can be offered esp. for cremation alternative containers
metal finish, produces fine parallel lines on surface, then coated with sealing material and buffed for shine brushed
metal finish, electroplated with another bare metal to make the casket look more expensive plated
metal finish: mild abrasives used to polish and shine polished
metal finish: metal coated with paint that shrinks when dries, producing wrinkles on the surface crinkled
metal finish: small regular hollow dents are put into finish to look like ball peen hammer marks hammer tone
metal finish: painted with high shine polyurethane gloss
metal finish: no gloss flat
metal finish: parallel lines etched after painting/treating, producing a two tone effect brushed/scratched
the casket itself that is composed of the cap and the body shell
the casket lid cap
molding on the cap with a double curve formed by the union of a concave and a convex line, forms the perimeter of the cap ogee / rim
attached panels on top of the ogee, divided into head and foot panels crown
wedge-shaped portion at the end of the crown, angular pie / fishtail
vertical end of the head and foot panels in the center division header / bridge
turned-under edge or horizontal part of the rim/ogee, contacts the corresponding part on the body of the casket rim flange
only appears on protected caskets, on rim flange, raised rubber strip fits into it gasket channel
the lower part of the shell body
mirror image of ogee, uppermost edge of sides of casket top body molding / ledge
body ledge flange, horizontal flat part top body molding flange
vertical sides of the casket to which the hardware is attached body panels
found along the lower edge of the body panels, generally takes same shape as rim and top molding base molding
sheet of metal or wood attached to the base molding flange, makes casket stronger and less likely to bend bottom
handles, ornaments, fittings hardware
part of handle: parallel to panels and hold the hardware for the bar and arm lug
part of handle: part of handle that attaches to the bar/lug bracket
part of handle: parallel to the body panel and grasped by casket bearers bar
end of bar ornaments tip
moveable handle with a hinged mechanism swing bar
one continuous bar fixed by lugs to the body panels with non-moveable hardware stationary
lug is recessed into the body panel, not easy to maneuver, pall bearer reaches inside to grasp bail handle
attached to casket for decoration or extra strength, or to hide seams corners
style of cap: head end and foot end with separate hinges, head cap is a bit longer than foot cap perfection half-couch
cap is all one piece and not cut in half, may or may not be hinged full couch
cap is in 2 pieces and not molded w/rim, head panel of the crown has its own hinge single hinge panel
"priest casket" flat crown, no curve, head panel is unhinged and slips into a groove cut into the edge slip panel
ogee is divided into two pieces, and drops down for decoration, not protected, popular through the 1970s drop-side
focal part of interior, fills the interior of the crown cap panel
interior for the head end head panel
interior for the foot end, plainer foot panel
inner panel, used to cover the foot end of the shell with a full couch casket insert foot panel
curved panel that surrounds the cap panel on the inside of the rim/ogee roll, cove, puffing
fold, strip of metal, plastic or cloth that is attached to the inside of the panel and covers the flange gimp
the covering for the foot cap at the bridge throw/overlay/overthrow
lining attached to the undersurface of the foot and head panel, runs the width of the casket apron
portion of casket interior which extends over the top body of the casket moldings for aesthetic value, covering the edge and side extendover or drop (cove/shrine)
portion of the casket upon which the body rests, may be stationary or adjustable bed (mattress)
separate sheet of material covering the bed mattress cover
plain basic version of the existing interior material covering the interior wall of the casket, not covered by the apron body lining
covers the hinges that attach the head cover to the body of the casket hinge cover / skirt
covers the brace or bracket that holds open the head cap during viewing hinge sleeve
a piece of fabric to cover the deceased, especially during a full couch viewing blanket
interior style: material in parallel lines with material drawn or gathered shirred
interior style: placing cloth over metal forms, steam is applied to set the pattern, less expensive crushed
interior style: placing padding material between a lining and an upholstery material with a pattern of individual squares with stitches forming raised puffs tufted
interior style: a pleated effect usually just used for head panels creased
interior style: tightly stretched or drawn with a smooth appearance tailored
interior style: tailored style with another style of interior for effect semi-tailored
interior style: detachable stiff backed interior panels which are zippered, buttoned, of velcro-ed into the cap interchangeable panels
interior style: design is created in the head panel with designs, nature, themes, etc. speciality panels
how many yards of material used for an average adult casket 12 yards
interior mats: thin fabric with finely crinkled or wrinkled surface, made of silk, rayon, or cotton, inexpensive crepe
interior mats: coarse, square woven dull finish mat. made of cotton linen
interior mats: synthetic, looks like linen w/out linen qualities linen weave
interior mats: weave w/shiny surface, smooth finish, glossy on face and dull on back, made from silk, nylon, rayon satin
interior mats: woven in parallel diagonal lines, in X shape twill
interior mats: used in more expensive caskets, light weight with a sheen surface of upright cut or looped yarns velvet
interior mats: upright cut or looped velvet, thick and heavy with little sheen dull pile velvet
interior mats: light weight velvet, machine made, velour transparent velvet
a flat rubber strip attached to the top molding strip and in a channel, cranked to close cover, makes a casket protected gasketed
closure method where you pull the latch to close the cap latch closure
closure method where you screw down the lid thread fasteners
"combination units" usually children's caskets, epoxy seals when lid is closed, doubles as a vault chemical compounds
closure method where self-solders hermetically sealed
wood casket standard measurements length, width, height 75" x 22" x 16-22"
metal casket standard measurements length, width, height 78" x 23" x 16-24"
X means an extra how many inches in width? 2
23XX means how many inches wide? 27 inches
added length is in ____ inch increments 3 inch
casket dimensions are on the inside or outside? inside
outer dimensions of standard adult casket 84 inches long, 29 inches wide
children's caskets can be how long on the inside, with how many inch increments? 18 inches to 5 feet, 6 inch increments
what increments does child's casket height increase by? 9 inch increments
Created by: amyziolkowski