Guidetti Funeral Home features Wilbert Burial
Vaults which is the burial vault recommended by
leading funeral directors across the nation, and
selected by more families than any other brand.
value of a Wilbert brand burial vault can be measured
by the peace of mind that a structurally sound, finely
crafted burial vault offers the family. The following
is intended to give you the information needed in
making your vault selection.
The Wilbert burial vaults
are divided into three strength categories:
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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 bronze.
ABS Trilon® Plastic
Bronze, Copper or Stainless Steel Metal.
All Burial Receptacles Provide the Same Protection
are 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?
a 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 the elements.
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 resisting loads.
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
Happens At The Cemetery?
following four steps illustrate the procedure which
normally takes place at the cemetery.
grave is opened and the burial vault is delivered
casket is placed while family and friends gather
for the final graveside ceremony. The burial vault
personalization can be viewed on the cover.
the completion of the service, the Funeral
Professional will observe the final preparations
vault is then lowered into the ground. Later the
grave will be filled, the soil tamped.