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Steamer Tender

Tend pressurized, steam-heated chambers that age dyed or printed cloths.

What does a Steamer Tender do?

Tends pressurized, steam-heated chambers that age dyed or printed cloth or to set pile fabrics: Pulls cloth over rod of carriage or hooks cloth selvages at intervals on rack hooks to hang cloth in loops on carriages. Pushes cloth carriages or racks into steamer and bolts door, using wrench. Turns valve to admit steam into steaming chamber. Pulls carriages or racks from steamer after specified time.