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From: "res0pbfq" <>
Subject: [GM-L] speeder tender
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 17:31:37 -0400
Thanks to all who answered my inquiry on the occupation speed tender. This one appears to be what I was looking for.
A speeder tender is " One who operates a speeder or fly frame". A speeder is "A machine used in yarn manufacturing, particularly in the cotton system(generally a second intermediate roving machine) which inserts a slight amount of twist in the sliver and winds it on bobbins at which point the stock is termed "roving".
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