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 â€“ Free oil on the surface or in the cracks of grease.
- Cracked â€“ Surface cracks
- Grainy â€“ Small granules or lumps of thickener or additive particles.
- Rough â€“ Many small irregularities.
- Smooth â€“ Relatively free of irregularities.