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Outer Burial Containers and Grave Markers

any container designed for placement in the grave around the casket outer burial container
outer container/enclosure which offers protection from the earth load as well as possessing sealing qualities vault
3 vault materials concrete (lined with asphalt, polystyrene, or metal), metal (stainless steel, copper, bronze), polymer
gauge for vault stainless steel 12, 10, or 7
gauge for vault copper 10 or 12
gauge for vault bronze 10 or 12
most common vault finish asphalt
sealing method for concrete or metal vaults where dome-shaped structure entraps air as it is lowered over the base air seal
used with air seal vault closure method, includes a chemical seal such as butyl tape double seal
most commonly used vault closure method, made of concrete or polymer, casket is lowered into body of vault, chemical adhesive in groove on lid top seal
closure method on metal vaults, sealed before placed into the ground, casket is place in an open end, edges have a sealing mechanism end seal
vault dimensions 30 inches wide, 86 inches long, on the inside
offers protection from the load of the earth, but does not offer sealing to protect from water, walls are also thinner grave liner
outer enclosure consisting of a body and a flat one- or two-piece lid made of unfinished concrete grave box
grave liner composed of 6 or 8 slabs of unfinished concrete placed around the casket sectional
grave liner which rots and is porous wood box
grave liner which is generally strong and un-biodegradable plastic or fiberglass
smaller concrete, metal, or fiberglass vaults used for the interment of cremains urn vaults
casket used with the intent to bury, made to last burial casket
sold strictly for purpose of cremation with remains inside, generally made of wood or cremation-friendly material cremation containers
two casket types that will cause pollution during cremation high gloss wood, any metal with zinc
temporary container for visitation, remains then transferred into another container for disposition rental casket
wood casket, no gloss finish, environmentally safe, designed to be burned cremation casket
unfinished wood box or other nonmetal receptacle or enclosure without ornamentation or fixed interior lining, made of fiber board, pressed wood, and with or w/out an outside covering alternative container
volume (cubic inches) capacity of an urn 200 cubic inches
small urns for remains to be split amongst family members sharing urns
outer enclosure used to place casketed remains during transportation transfer containers
wooden base/tray, cardboard lid is placed over the top and banded with heavy vinyl straps/belts air tray
alternative container for transportation, thick, sturdy, but very heavy plain wooden box
unlined, gasketed metal container, rectangular 20 gauge steel ziegler case
air tray with a particle board box instead of cardboard combination case
any product consisting of a unit or series of units which are designed to be used together as both a casket and a permanent burial receptacle combination unit
leak resistant zippered bag to hold remains and fluids, used mainly for removal from place of death pouch
area of ground set aside for final disposition of dead human bodies by interment cemetery
a cemetery or section of a cemetery with only flush to the ground type markers memorial park
divisions of a cemetery section, block, lot, grave
excavating then re-interring remains at a lower depth is called raising and lowering
in Illinois, must have how many inches of soil above vault 18 inches
space for two or more people in the ground lawn crypt
section of a cemetery set aside solely for the scattering of cremated remains scattering garden
structure usually made of stone or metal erected either to commemorate the life, deeds, or career of a dec. person whose remains are interred underneath or nearby, or to identify a family plot of individual graves monument
a small headstone usually in one piece to identify an individual in a single grave marker
physical object that is designed for the purpose of commemorating the life of an individual or group, not necessarily in a cemetery memorial
monument erected to an individual or group where the body or bodies are not present cenotaph
an inscription placed on a monument to help identify the departed: the name of the dec. with dates of birth and death epitaph
lower horizontal part of a marker/monument, rests on the ground base
main part of a maker/monument, upright or vertical portion die or tablet
marker even with the ground, as in a memorial park flush marker
marker with a slightly slanted face bevel top
marker with a face with an angle greater than 45 and less than 90 slant marker
marker with a flat horizontal slab with 2 vertical slabs for seating bench marker
upright marker, die taller than it is wide vertical tablet
upright marker, die is wider than tall horizontal tablet
building containing crypts or vaults for entombment mausoleum
chamber in a mausoleum to hold casketed remains crypt
single grave space that sits above ground tomb
structure or room containing recessed niches for the permanent placement of cremated remains columbarium
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