Outer Burial Containers- Vaults and Grave Liners Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Outer Burial Containers- Vaults and Grave Liners Deck (17):
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any container designed for placement in grave around casket

outer burial container

2

outer enclosure which offers protection from earth load; possesses "sealing/protective" qualities

vault

3

plastic like compound; dev. in 1960s; wilbert vault "strentex"

polystyrene

4

plastic like material used in football helmets; dev. in 1970s; stronger and more durable than polystyrene; wilbert vault "ABS marbelon"

ABS material

5

noncorrosive/nonrusting; most expensive concrete vault; stainless steel, copper, bronze

metal

6

vault interior; not as effective as other lining materials but more protection than cement alone

asphalt coated

7

materials used: galvanized steel-carbon steel coated with zinc made by immersion for increased resistance to rust/corrosion; dome with a base construction-uses diving bell principle to seal; dome traps air when placed in position; supports weight of earth

metal vaults

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utilizes air pressure created by placing the dome into the base; diving bell principle; air pressure prevents entrance of water; clark grave vaults

air seal

9

utilizes an epoxy compound in conjunction with a tongue in groove principle for closure at top of vault; wilbert grave vaults

top seal

10

utilizes the principle of air seal in conjunction with an epoxy material at the junctionof the dome and base; seal 1 is the dome (air seal); seal 2 is the epoxy material at the junction of dome and base

double seal

11

inside dimension standard size burial vault

30"x86"

12

used solely for protection from earth load without sealing qualities

grave liners

13

purpose of grave liners

supports weight of earth; often required by cemetery; prevents grave from sinking; disintegration of casekt from use of cemetery equipment

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holes in bottom, allows water to seep out; prevents casket from "bobbing" up and down

concrete

15

temporary material; disntegrates quickly; seldome sued

wood

16

body with a 1/2 piece lid (cover); concrete box

grave box

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6/8 slabs of unfinished concrete placed around casket; concrete sectional

sectional