That property of lubricating grease which is observed when a small separate portion of it is pressed together and then slowly drawn apart. Texture should be described in the following terms:
Brittle â€“ Has a tendency to rupture or crumble when compressed
Buttery â€“ Separates in short peaks with no visible fibers.
Long Fibers â€“ Shows tendency to stretch or string out into a single bundle of fibers.
Resilient â€“ Capable of withstanding moderate compression without permanent deformation or rupture.
Short Fibers â€“ Shows short break-off with evidence of fibers.
Stringy â€“ Shows tendency to stretch or string out into long fine threads, but with no visible evidence of fiber structure.
Tacky â€“ The property of adhesiveness, especially to metal surfaces. Greases containing polymers tend to be tacky.
Other terms, such as Smooth, Rough, Grainy, etc., are defined under Bulk Appearance.