Styles of Cap Openings, Shell Design, Closure Methods, and Casket Sizes Flashcards Preview

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crown, pie and rim formed as one piece

perfection couch caskets

2

cap in 2 pieces; rim and foot panel hinged to top body molding; head panel hinged to rim; less viewing than perfection half couch; single hinged cap

single hinged panel

3

head cap completely removed for viewing; remains viewed from either side; slip top/priest casket

slip panel

4

ends in shape of half circle

elliptic

5

8 angles/corners, 8 sides/surfaces on body panels

octagon

6

corners meet at right angles to one another with a distinct edge

square corner

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conrers rounded rather than square

round corner

8

sides and ends of body flare out from bottom to top. narrower and shorter at bottom than opening at top

flaring square

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body sides at 90 degree angles to bottom; corners may be round

vertical side

10

body panels at 90 degree angles to bottom, corners form 90 degree angle; vertical side square

state casket

11

body panel shaped like urn; most expensive casket shell design; more labor in manufacturing

urnside

12

"protective" "sealing"

gasketed

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"nonprotective" "nonsealing"

nongasketed

14

gum rubber substance applied to top body molding flange; transverse gasket in gasket channel on half couch caskets; creates air and water tight seal

gasket

15

designed to maintain "protective"/"sealing" qualities; attach cap to body

hinges

16

sliding rod/metal bar, hooks/cut portions engage eyes of cap(s); pulls rim flange against rubber gasket

locking mechanism

17

casket key inserted into opening in top body molding at foot end; threaded cover seals opening; most common

end lock

18

similar to end lock; top body molding on front side located where head and foot caps meet; front lock

side lock

19

small lever/handle pulled foreward to open cap(s); pushed backwards to close cap(s) against gasket

lever lock

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screw like fastener; seal created as fasteners are tightened; pull cap(s) against gasket

threaded fastener

21

pushed backward/pulled foreward to open cap(s); spring loaded/operated manually; hold latch down whtn closing, prevents clicking sound

latch closure

22

screw like fastener

threaded fasteners

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expoxy, glue, etc.; secure caps to body; may create "protective/sealing" casket depending on materials and casket construction

chemical compounds

24

completely sealed by fusion/soldering; air and water tight

hermetically sealed

25

standard adult wood casket

75"x22"

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standard adult metal casket

78"x23"

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width increase by ? steps

2"-X

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length increase by ? steps

3"

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infant and children caskets increase by ? steps

6"