a Lined Burial Vault is Better!
engineering and advanced technology combines with hand craftsmanship to
produce every Wilbert vault. High-quality structural concrete is the basis
of our vaults' strength and durability. Additional strength is added in
the bonded interior liners, made of high-impact thermoformed plastics such
as ABS Marbelon®, ABS Trilon® or Strentex®. Beauty and additional
strength are added with interior linings of stainless steel, copper or
ABS Trilon® Plastic
Bronze, Copper or Stainless Steel Metal.
All Burial Receptacles Provide the Same Protection
several factors that weigh upon a burial vault. For instance, there is the
heavy equipment necessary for maintaining the cemetery grounds that pass
over the burial vault during cemetery operations. To keep the grave from
collapsing under the weight, a strong, durable vault is essential.
is protection important?
modern cemetery can require heavy equipment--a backhoe for opening and
closing graves, as well as tractors for maintaining the grounds. A strong
durable vault provides greater protection from the weight of that
equipment. All Wilbert vaults are designed to help protect the casket from
There are several factors or types of loads that weigh upon a burial
vault. Understanding the types of loads and how they each impact the
burial vault is essential to understanding the importance of a quality
lined burial vault. Click on the three images below to learn about
role does the vault play?
A well designed vault plays an important role at the graveside, as the
final resting place for the casket. The strength and beauty of the vault
adds an extra sense of permanence and dignity to the graveside ceremony.
Happens At The Cemetery?
The following four steps illustrate the procedure which normally takes
place at the cemetery.
grave is opened and the burial vault is delivered and installed.
casket is placed while family and friends gather for the final
graveside ceremony. The burial vault personalization can be viewed on
the completion of the service, the Funeral Professional will observe
the final preparations for interment.
vault is then lowered into the ground. Later the grave will be filled,
the soil tamped.