This is our virtual selection room. We invite you to browse through our extensive selection of caskets available.The advantage of this section of our website is that you have unlimited access to many of the caskets available to us. Even if this merchandise is not physically in stock in our selection room, you can rest assured that it is only a phone call away.But first, let us give you a quick lesson on casket selection:Price is based on the quality of the material and workmanship that goes into producing a casket.
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Let’s start with gauges. 20, some 19, 18 and 16. The higher the gauge, the thinner the metal that goes into the product.
20-Gauge Steel: You will find your most economically priced caskets in the 19 to 20-gauge category. This grouping includes several of our “minimum” quality metal caskets to choose from. They feature a one-piece top, formed from a single sheet of steel, for added strength. A continuous seam weld secures the casket bottom to ensure its structural integrity. In addition, many 20 gauge caskets feature a one-piece rubber gasket that helps resist the entry of outside elements into the casket. Some 20 gauge caskets are manufactured without a rubber gasket and these are referred to as non-gasketed steel or NGS. Take a look ….