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Cenosphere from Transformer Oil Through the Microscope


Cenospheres are created as part of the aerosol from burning a liquid fuel sprayed into an oxygen rich environment. They indicate contamination from outside that has entered the transformer.

Transmitted Oblique Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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