The future of cremation: exploring the benefits of electric cremation

Electric cremation, also known as “flameless cremation” or “resomation,” is a new technology that is revolutionising the way we approach end-of-life ceremonies. While traditional cremation has been the standard for many years, electric cremation is becoming more popular due to its many benefits. In this article, we will explore the basics of electric cremation, its benefits, and address common concerns and misconceptions.

The basics of electric cremation: what you need to know

Electric cremation uses water and heat to break down the body, rather than flames. The process involves placing the body in a stainless-steel vessel filled with water and alkali, then applying heat and pressure to accelerate the natural decomposition process. The end result is a sterile liquid and a fine, white powder, which can be returned to the family or scattered in a location of their choice.

One of the primary benefits of electric cremation is that it is more environmentally friendly than traditional cremation. Traditional cremation releases harmful chemicals and gases into the air, which can have negative effects on the environment. Electric cremation, on the other hand, does not release harmful gases and is a more sustainable option.

Benefits of electric cremation over traditional cremation methods

In addition to being more environmentally friendly, electric cremation has several other benefits over traditional cremation methods. One of the biggest advantages is that it is faster than traditional cremation. This is because the process is more efficient, using less energy and producing less waste.

Another advantage of electric cremation is that it is a more hygienic process than traditional cremation. The heat and pressure used in the electric cremation process sterilises the remains, making it a safer option for individuals handling the remains. Additionally, electric cremation is a more versatile option, as it allows for the option of separating metals and other materials from the remains.

The advancements and innovations of electric cremation technology

As technology continues to advance, so does the electric cremation process. One of the most notable advancements is the use of alkaline hydrolysis, which uses water and alkali to break down the body. This process has several advantages over traditional electric cremation, including a more efficient breakdown of the body and a higher rate of nutrient preservation.

Another innovation in electric cremation technology is the use of automation and artificial intelligence to streamline the process. This allows for greater efficiency and accuracy, as well as improved safety and control.

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Addressing common concerns and misconceptions about electric cremation

As with any new technology, there are some common concerns and misconceptions surrounding electric cremation. One of the most common misconceptions is that it is an expensive option. However, electric cremation is actually a more cost-effective option than traditional cremation, as it requires less energy and produces less waste.

Another concern is that it is not a dignified option for end-of-life ceremonies. However, electric cremation offers the same level of dignity and respect as traditional cremation methods. The remains are still treated with care and respect, and families have the option to receive the remains and hold a traditional ceremony or scatter the remains in a location of their choosing.

The environmental impact of electric cremation: a sustainable alternative

One of the most significant benefits of electric cremation is its environmental impact. Traditional cremation methods release harmful chemicals and gases into the air, contributing to air pollution and potentially harming the environment. Electric cremation, on the other hand, uses water and heat to break down the body, resulting in a more sustainable process.

In addition to being a more sustainable option, electric cremation also uses less energy and produces less waste than traditional cremation. This is due to the fact that the process is more efficient and does not require as much energy to reach the necessary temperature. Additionally, the remains produced through electric cremation are sterile, making them a safer option for disposal.

We can expect more advancements and innovations 

Electric cremation is a new and innovative technology that is changing the way we approach end-of-life ceremonies. With its many benefits, including environmental sustainability, greater efficiency, and increased safety, it is becoming an increasingly popular option. As technology continues to advance, we can expect to see further advancements and innovations in the electric cremation process. 

Would you like to buy our electric cremator?

Are you considering electric cremation? Purchase Crematech‘s electric cremation oven. We list the advantages for you:

  • Our electric cremation oven is designed and produced by experienced specialists.
  • Energy-efficient, cost-saving and user-friendly.
  • Advanced control system that allows you to monitor and adjust the cremation. Thanks to the smart software, we can also support you remotely in case of malfunctions or repairs.
  • Quick and flexible heating thanks to the electric power heaters.
  • Smart filter system that filters out released smoke gases before they leave the oven.
  • You can count on our help and support during and after the purchase. For example, your employees will receive comprehensive training from us.

Do you have any questions or are you looking for more information? Please feel free to contact us. Our specialists are ready to provide you with personalised advice.