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Soot from Transformer Oil Through the Microscope

Soot from Arced Oil

The clouds of black particles in this image are soot created by arcing in the oil. There are also copper arc spheres and a fragment of a low DP paper fiber (the bright particle).

Transmitted Oblique Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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