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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffin

A coffin is a funerary box used for viewing or keeping a corpse, either for burial or cremation. .... Coffins are made of many materials, including steel, various types of wood, and other materials such as fiberglass or recycled kraft paper. .... Some manufacturers do not sell directly to the public, and only work with funeral homes.

www.memorials.com/Caskets-FAQ-information.php

Why is the casket so much cheaper from Memorials.com? ... How long does it take for regular ground delivery? ... The specific weight of the casket depends on the material used; wood caskets, steel caskets, cremation caskets, child caskets ...

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can anyone help me? i would like to know how much the average casket weighs ? just for curiosity!! They can vary widely, depending on the ...

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Both times I was amazed at the weight of the casket, but other than that there was .... And also, the odds are good that you won't actually be CARRYING the casket very much - the caskets in the .... What do you do at a funeral?

www.fluther.com/140113/how-heavy-is-a-casket-with-a-body-inside

Feb 18, 2012 ... So that is 90 to 150 kilo for a casket plus body. rebbel (24783 ... They'll offer you support and you can do the same for them. ... I was surprised how much it actually was as compared to the weight of the occupant. They are ...

northwoodscasket.blogspot.com/2011/09/how-much-weight-will-one-of-your.html

Sep 19, 2011 ... We get this question often. People are curious to know how much weight one of our simple pine caskets can carry. Funeral directors need to be ...

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A cardboard container used as cremation casket can weigh as littleas 30 lbs. Standard American caskets made of metal or wood usuallyweigh around 200.

www.answers.com/Q/How_much_does_a_metal_burial_casket_weigh

Standard metal caskets (20ga steel) weigh around 200 lbs empty.Most solid ( sheet) copper or bronze caskets have a weight between250 and 350 lbs.

www.debordsnyder.com/metal-caskets-versus-wood-caskets-what-you-should-consider

Not only does the casket serve as one of the focal points of the funeral ... There are many differences between caskets, including material, cost, style and design.