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  1. air seal
    a method of closure or a method of sealing a vault that utilizes the air pressure created by plaing the dome of the vault onto the base of the vault
  2. air tray
    a transfer container consisting of a wooden tray with a cardboard covering for the casket
  3. alternative container
    an unfinished wood box or other non-metal receptacle or enclosure, without ornamentation or a fixed interior lining, which is designed for the encasement of human remains and which is made of fiberboard, pressed wood, compressed material, or pouches of canvas ( with or without an outside covering) or like materials
  4. apron
    the lining attached to the undersurface of the foot panel of the casket and/pr a component part of the throw (overlay/overthrow) which extends downward into the body of the casket
  5. arm (bracket)
    the part of the casket handle that attaches the bar to the lug (ear)
  6. average (mean)
    the sum of a group of numbers divided by the number of units
  7. ball handle
    a single handle in which the lug, arm, and bar are combined in one unit
  8. bar
    that part of the casket handle, attached to the lug or arm, which is grasped by the casket barer
  9. base
    the lower or supporting part of a monument. in some monuments, there may be a first, second, and third base
  10. base molding
    molding along the lowermost edge of the body panels
  11. bed
    the portion of the casket upon which the deceased human remains are placed
  12. Bi-unit Pricing
    a method of price quotation showing separately the price of the service to be rendered and the price of the casket
  13. body
    that portion of the casket shell containing the top body molding, body panel, base molding, and casket bottom
  14. body ledge/ top body molding
    a molding along the uppermost edge of the body panels
  15. body ledge flange/ top body molding flange
    the horizontal portion of the top body molding (body ledge) where the gasket is placed on gasketed caskets
  16. body lining
    material which drapes the inside perimeter of the body of the casket
  17. body panels
    composed of the sides and ends of the casket shell
  18. broadcloth
    a twilled, napped, woolen or worsted fabric with a small lustrous face and dense texture. a fabric usually made of cotton, silk, or rayon woven in a plain or rib weave with a soft semi-gloss finish
  19. Bronze
    A metal alloy consisting of 90% copper with tin and sometimes zinc comprising the other 10%.
  20. Brushed Finish
    bare metal is scratched with an abrasive material and then finished until a smooth high gloss is obtained
  21. Cap/Lid
    the topmost part of the casket shell, including the ogee, crown, pie, and header.
  22. Cap Panel
    the focal part of the interior which fills the inside of the crown, sometimes bordered by the roll (cove); may be referred to as the panel
  23. Cash Advances
    any item of service or merchandise described to the purchaser as a "cash advance," "accommodation," "cash disbursement," or similar term; any item obtained from a third party and paid for by the funeral provider on the purchaser's behalf
  24. Cash Discount
    a reduction of the price given for payment of an account within the time limits established by the sales contract
  25. Casket
    a case or receptacle in which human remains are placed for protection, practical utility, and a suitable memory picture
  26. Casket Rack
    a device upon which two or three caskets are placed, one on top of the other, for display.
  27. Casket Stand (Casket Standard)
    The stand or support upon which a casket rests in the selection room.
  28. Cast Bronze
    molten bronze poured into a mold and allowed to cool.
  29. Cast Hardware
    the most expensive hardware production method in which molten metal is poured into a mold, allowed to cool, and is then removed from the mold.
  30. Chromium Nickel
    an alloy of chrome and nickel
  31. Church Truck
    a wheeled, collapsible support for the casket, used in the funeral home, church, or home.
  32. Coffin
    a case or receptacle for dead human remains which is anthropoidal in shape
  33. Combination Case
    a transfer container consisting of a particle board box with a cardboard tray and cover to satisfy air shipping regulations
  34. Combination Unit
    any product consisting of a unit or a series of units which are designed or intended to be used together as both a casket and as a permanent burial receptacle
  35. Composition Board / Particle Board / Pressed Board / Fiberboard / Hardboard
    particle of wood bonded together with waterproof glue; the different types are distinguished by the size and shape of the particles of wood used
  36. Concrete
    an artificial stone like material that is made by mixing cement, sand and broken stone with water and allowing the mixture to harden
  37. Concrete Box
    an outer enclosure of two or three component parts of unfinished concrete
  38. Consecutive Method
    placing caskets in the selection room in their order of increasing or decreasing value
  39. Consignment
    placing caskets in the selection room in their order of increasing or decreasing value
  40. Consumer Value Index (CVI)
    the percentage derived by dividing the wholesale cost of the merchandise by the retail price of the merchandise.
  41. Copper
    a malleable, ductile, metallic element having a characteristic reddish brown color.
  42. Copper Deposit
    a casket made from a core of copper metal to which copper ions are combined by an electrolytic process.
  43. Corner
    an optional part of the hardware that is attached to the four corners of the body panel
  44. Corrugated Container
    a container used to hold a dead human body which is constructed out of a type of cardboard, which is made with a series of alternate folds and ridges.
  45. Cotton
    the soft, white, downy fibers of the cotton seed
  46. Cove/Roll/Puffing
    a component part of the casket interior which lines the rim (ogee) and surrounds the cap panel
  47. Cremation Casket
    an environmentally safe which is designed for encasing dead human remains for cremation.
  48. Crepe
    a thin crinkled cloth of silk, rayon, cotton or wool that is used in casket construction as a lining material
  49. Crinkled finish
    an exterior casket finish in which the metal is coated with a substance that wrinkles as it dries; usually used on less expensive caskets
  50. Crown (Swell)
    the uppermost part of the cap of the casket, extending from rim to rim; everything above the rim.
  51. Crushed Interior
    a form of casket interior style that is created by placing a lining material on a metal form, weights added, the material is steamed, and then attached to a suitable backing (upholstery) material
  52. Crypt
    a chamber in a mausoleum of sufficient size, generally used to contain the casketed remains of a deceased person
  53. Demonstration Group/Educational Group
    three or four caskets utilized to educate the selecting party regarding the elements of casket construction
  54. Die (Tablet)
    a main part of a monument, the upright portion above the base where the inscription is located
  55. Direct Lighting
    Illumination directly shining on an object
  56. Direct Selection room procedure
    the method of selling caskets whereby the funeral director remains in the selection room throughout the selection process
  57. Doeskin/Moleskin
    a heavy durable cotton fabric with a short (1/8th inch or less), thick, velvety nap on one side; woven cloth with a suede-like appearance with a nap of less than 1/8th inch which is used as an exterior covering material for caskets
  58. dome
    The top of an air seal burial vault which entraps the air as it is put in position; it also supports the weight of the earth above.
  59. Double Seal
    a method of closure that utilizes the principle of the air seal in conjunction with an epoxy material at the junction of the dome and the base of the vault
  60. Elliptic
    a casket having ends in the shape of a half circle
  61. Embossed Cloth Covered Finish
    material having raised designs above the surface; ornamental with raised work
  62. End Seal
    a method of sealing which utilizes a rubber gasket which is held in place on the head section of the vault
  63. Epitaph
    an inscription placed on a monument to commemorate the deeds or qualities of the departed
  64. Extendover
    the portion of the casket interior which extends over the top body molding (body ledge) for aesthetic value
  65. Ferrous Metal
    any metal formed from iron (steel or stainless steel)
  66. Fiberglass
    a material consisting of extremely fine filaments of glass embedded in various resins.
  67. Fishtail/Pie
    the wedge shaped portion of the cap (lid) at each end of the crown
  68. Fixed multiple (Straight Line)
    a price determination method whereby the casket cost is multiplied by a constant factor.
  69. Flaring Square
    a caset shell design in which the sides and ends of the casket body flare out from the bottom to the top; a casket shell design that is narrower and shorter at the bottom than at the opening of the top
  70. Flat Finish/Matte Finish
    a finish used on casket exteriors that is free of gloss; dull lusterless surface; no shine or gloss
  71. Fluorescent Lighting
    the illumination produced by a tubular electric discharge lamp; the fluorescence of phosphorous coating the inside of a tube
  72. Flush Marker
    a small headstone which is set with its top even with the surrounding terrain
  73. Fold/Gimp
    a strip of metal, plastic, or cloth that is attached to the inside of the panel, covering the area at which point the roll (cove) is anchored
  74. Foot Candle
    the amount of illumination produced by a source of one candle at a distance of one foot.
  75. Full Couch Casket
    a casket so designed as to display the deceased from head to foot
  76. Fractional Display
    use of portions of caskets (1/2, 1/4, 1/8) in the selection room vs. full sized caskets
  77. Functional Pricing
    a method of price quotation by which the charges are broken down into several major component parts, such as professional service, facilities, automobile, and merchandise.
  78. Galvanized
    steel that has been coated with zinc for increased resistance to rust
  79. Gasket Channel
    found on cut top gasketed caskets; is an integral part of the foot panel header on gasketed caskets; the function is to hold the transverse gasket to seal the space between the head and foot caps.
  80. Gauge
    a measurement of thickness of metals; the number of sheets of metal necessary to equal approximately one inch of thickness
  81. Graduated Recovery
    the return of money produced by varying the amount expected on each selection
  82. Grave Box
    an outer enclosure consisting of a body and a one or two piece lid.
  83. Grave Liner
    as outer enclosure which offers protection from the earth load but without sealing qualities.
  84. Grave Marker
    the method of identifying the occupant of a particular grave. Permanent markers are usually made of metal or stone which gives such data as a name, date of birth and date of death.
  85. Half Couch Casket
    a casket so designed as to display the deceased from the waist up
  86. Hammertone Finish
    a sprayed finish that has the appearance of small indentation in the metal (as if struck with a ball peen hammer); the "indentations" are in the paint and appear as the paint dries; usually found on inexpensive caskets.
  87. Hardware
    the handles, ornamental fixtures and their fittings that are attached to the casket shell
  88. Hardwood
    any tough, heavy timber with a compact texture; any deciduous tree (any tree that loses its leaves annually)
  89. Hardwood Casket
    A casket made of woods that are heavy, close-grained, resistant woods, that are the ultimate in wood caskets and among the most expensive to purchase.
  90. Head Panel
    a component part of the casket interior which is inside the head portion of the cap; no distinction is made between the head panel and foot panel in full couch caskets
  91. Header (Bridge)
    a component part of the cap or lid that is constructed into caskets that display a cut top; provides strength/rigidity at the point of the transverse cut
  92. Hermetically Sealed
    airtight; impervious to external influence; completely sealed by fusion or soldering
  93. Hinge Cover/Hinge Skirt
    that portion of the casket interior covering the hinges that attach the casket cap to the casket body; usually extends from the roll and becomes a part of the body lining
  94. Incandescent Lighting
    the illumination resulting from the glowing of a heated filament
  95. Inner panels
    functional or ornamental covering that usually covers the foot end of the casket in full couch caskets; may be located at both the head and foot of the full couch casket
  96. Itemization
    the method of price quotation by which each unit of service and/or merchandise is priced separately
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