1. This test method for visual examination is applicable to mineral oils of petroleum origin that have been used in transformers, oil circuit breakers, or other electrical apparatus as insulating or cooling media, or both.
  2. By use of this test method the color and condition of a test specimen of oil may be estimated. Cloudiness, particles of insulation, products of metal corrosion, or other undesirable suspended materials, as well as any unusual change in color may be detected.