A castable ceramic
"brick" was removed from the orifice of the clogged electromagnetic pump.
Because the temperature of molten tool steel is too high for most plastics, a castable ceramic
pattern is made from the rapid prototyping master--a process that takes intermediate steps.
When Sean Siegel acquired Castable Ceramics from his parents, he never considered changing financial institutions.
Working with Northrim is serving Castable Ceramics very well.
Castable Ceramics moved into the new location on May 1--with extra space available to lease to other businesses.
In addition, Castable Ceramics maintains a Northrim checking account and $180,000 credit line used mainly for equipment and supplies.
Castable Ceramics owner Sean Siegel practically grew up with Northrim Bank.
The new location will extend Castable Ceramics' footprint from 2,400 to 7,400 square feet.
Sean Siegel is president of Castable Ceramics, an Anchorage-based certified dental laboratory that provides Alaska's dentists with esthetic crowns, bridges, veneers and other products.
Castable Ceramics was born when three lab owners--Strad Brady (Sean's stepfather), Margie Chavious and Charlie Brown--combined efforts during Alaska's poor economy of the mid-80s.
ABM: How's the view from the top at Castable Ceramics?