Outer Burial Container or Vault

An outer burial container is the receptacle that a casket (with the deceased individual inside) is placed in prior to being buried in a memorial park or a cemetery.  An outer burial container may be called a Vault if the outer burial container offers the ability to seal against moisture and other elements below ground.  The most common main material used in outer burial containers is concrete.  There are many price points and levels of protection that a person can select from when purchasing an outer burial container or vault.

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