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am·a·ranth

, amaranthum (am'ă-ranth, am-ă-ran'thŭm), [C.I. 16185]
An azo dye; a soluble reddish-brown powder that turns magenta red in solution; used as a food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic coloring agent, and occasionally in histology.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]

am·a·ranth

(am'ă-ranth)
A weed (Amaranthus) of widespread geographic distribution; some species are consumed as a foodstuff; its prolific ability to produce seed allows its use as a flour. Purported value both internally and externally (e.g., astringent).
Synonym(s): love-lies-bleeding, red cockscomb.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]
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Building on its web-enabled order processing and documentation systems, Amarinth has also embraced the internet for pump testing.
Amarinth used video witness testing to good effect on a recent contract from Larsen & Toubro for low shear API 610 OH2 A-series centrifugal pumps destined for an existing Produced Water Treatment Plant on a platform in the Mumbai High North field in the Arabian Sea, operated by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).
Oliver Brigginshaw, managing director of Amarinth comments: "Our new state-of-the-art test facility reflects our drive to retain our position as the leading company in the industry to deliver bespoke API 610 pumps on short leadtimes whilst continuing with our significant growth.
AMARINTH WINS $4M ORDERS Meanwhile, Amarinth secured orders from Petrofac totalling $4 million.
Underlining its continued growth in the Middle-East, Amarinth has secured orders for $4 million of API 610 pumps from Petrofac, one of the largest EPC contractors in the world.
Prior to this order, Amarinth secured a smaller order from Petrofac on the same Asab project for 6 API 610 OH2 pumps for use in pumping produced and potable water.
Undeterred though, Amarinth continued to supply parts where the OEM was unable to identify them correctly or took too long to respond.
At the end of 2005, Maersk acquired Kerr McGee and soon after Amarinth won an order from Opus Maxim for API 610 pumps for the Compact Flotation Units (CFUs) to be installed on a Maersk North Sea platform.
Amarinth's growing reputation in the Middle Eastern Petrochemical industry for the expedient supply of high specification exotic alloy pumps assisted GPS in their selection to award Amarinth with the order to supply this prestigious project.