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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burial_vault_(enclosure)

A burial vault is a container, formerly made of wood or brick but more often today made of concrete, that encloses a coffin to help prevent a grave from sinking. Wooden coffins (or caskets) decompose, and often the weight of earth on top ... Coffin collapse will cause the ground to sink and settle, marring the appearance of the ...

www.quora.com/Cemeteries-How-long-does-it-take-for-a-coffin-to-decompose-underground

Cemeteries: How long does it take for a coffin to decompose underground? What factors ... In this case a casket will not last nearly as long. 26.7k Views · 12 ...

www.elementalnw.com/casket-faq

The casket price will almost always drive your service costs. They are also very personal choices. ... How long will caskets last? What is the length of time that a ...

www.calebwilde.com/2015/01/ten-things-about-human-decomposition

Jan 16, 2015 ... We've seen Lenin and other famous embalmed corpses last for years upon ... And when a casket explodes in a mausoleum, this can happens:.

www.calebwilde.com/2013/10/ten-things-about-embalming

Oct 9, 2013 ... Two. It does not preserve the body indefinitely. ... How long before an embalmed body kept in an open casket at "room temp" starts to smell?

www.memorialpages.co.uk/articles/decomposition.php

Some of the last cells to be broken down in the cadaver are those which are ... However although embalming slows decomposition it does not stop it indefinitely.

www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question107974.html

How long does it take for a body to decompose in a casket - trivia ... In soil of neutral acidity, bones may last for hundreds of years, while acid ...

www.dailymotion.com/video/xdfx5c_decomposition-of-the-human-body-in_news

May 26, 2010 ... Watch the video «Decomposition of the human body in a casket» uploaded by ash4245 on Dailymotion.

thefuneralsource.org/faq.html

How long does Embalming last? Mortuary-type embalming is meant to hold the body only for a week or so. Ultimately, the body will decompose, even if it has ...

www.funeraltrend.com/2015/05/why-avoid-metal-caskets.html

May 8, 2015 ... saw from the sealed (gasketed) metal caskets were a sludgy mix of chemicals, ... Will you purchase a metal casket after seeing these photos?