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Flashcards in Shell and Hardware Deck (27):
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component parts consisting of the cap(s) and body

shell

2

top most part of casket shell

cap

3

portion of casket shell below the cap(s)

body

4

uppermost part; extends from rim to rim; everything above rim

crown

5

"s" shaped molding; ogee

rim

6

wedged shaped portion at end of each crown; fishtail

pie

7

found on half couch casket; medial portion of head and foot cap; face each other when cap is closed

header

8

turned under edge/horizontal portion of rim; comes in contact with gasket/top body molding flange; ogee flange

rim flange

9

found on half couch gasketed caskets; integral part of foot cap header; holds transverse gasket to seal space between head and foot caps

gasket channels

10

horizontal portion of top body molding; placement of gasket on protective caskets; body ledge flange

top body molding flange

11

molding along uppermost edge of body panel; body ledge

top body molding

12

sides and ends of casket shell

body panels

13

molding along lowermost edge of body panels

base molding

14

portion of casket body not visible

bottom

15

reinforcing grooves in bottom; adds strength on metal caskets

stiffeners

16

moveable casket handle made with a hinged arm

swing bar handle

17

runs entire length of each side body panel

full length swing bar handle

18

single handle placed along end and side body panels; one for each bearer; single swing bar handle

individual swing bar handle

19

nonmoveable bar handle

stationary bar handle

20

single handle; lug, arm, and bar are combined in one unit

bail handle

21

attached to casket body; ear

lug

22

attaches bar to lug

arm

23

attached to arm/lug; grasped by bearers

bar

24

decorative/ornamental portion; found only on swing handle bars

tip

25

molten metal poured into a mold, allowed to cool, and removed from mold

cast hardware

26

sheets of metal pressed into hardware components on a hydraulic press

stamped hardware

27

method of molding plastic; inject molten plastic into a die

plastic extrusion molding hardware