Flashcards in 3rd Quarter Merchandising Test 2 Deck (154)
Casket key inserted into opening in top body molding at the foot end.Threaded cover seals the opening.Most common
end lock casket
Similar to end lock.Top body molding on front side.Located where the head and foot caps meet.
Side lock casket
side lock casket is also called...
front lock casket
Small lever or handle pulled forward to open cap Pushed backward to close cap(s).Pulls cap(s) against the gasket.
Lever lock casket
Screw-type fastener.Seal created as fasteners are tightened.Pulls cap(s) against the gasket.ALSO IN A NON-GASKETED CASKET
threaded fastener casket
Pushed backward or pulled forward to open cap Spring-loaded or operated manually.Hold latch when closing.Prevents loud “click” sound.
latch closure casket
Types of gasketed caskets...
End lockSide lock (front lock)Lever lockThreaded fastener
Types of non-gasketed casket closures
latch closurethreaded fastenerchemical compound hermetically sealed
Epoxy, glue, etc.Secure cap(s) to the body.May create “protective/sealing” casket.Depending on materials and casket construction.
Completely sealed by fusion or soldering.Air and water-tight.
standard adult sized wood casket
75" x 22"
Casket size is based on ______________. The size may vary between ________________.
inside dimensions manufacturer
standard adult sized metal casket
78" x 23"
For an oversize or extra size casket the width increases by......
Each X equals _____ inches wider
XX means ______ inches wider
XXX means ______ inches wider
Length of an oversized casket increases by _______
Adjustments in length may/may not correspond with ______________
increases in casket width
an oversize casket may require_____________
an oversize outer burial container
You should measure ___________ of the casket, including _____ & ___________.
material of an infant and child caskets are __________
similar to or same as adult caskets, but dimensions vary.
size increase of infant/child casket is by ________
6 inch steps (increments) in length
infant/child cast widths are made ____________ to length
OBC stands for....
outer burial containers
any container designed for placement in the grave around the casket
outer burial containers
types of outer burial containers
burial vaultsgrave boxesgrave liners
Just because you order an oversized casket DOES NOT mean that ______________
the length will change from the normal length
Always _________ the infant/child before ordering the casket.