Visual appearance of grease when the undisturbed surface is viewed in an opaque container. See also Texture. Bulk Appearance should be described in the following terms-
- Bleeding – Free oil on the surface or in the cracks of grease.
- Cracked – Surface cracks
- Grainy – Small granules or lumps of thickener or additive particles.
- Rough – Many small irregularities.
- Smooth – Relatively free of irregularities.