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.
owner Sean Siegel practically grew up with Northrim Bank.
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.
When Castable Ceramics was started four years later, he was a high school freshman who'd been around dental offices and laboratories for most of his life, doing odd jobs while learning the business.
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.