Craig Sandsted Phones & Addresses

  • 1768 Mcswain Dr, West Columbia, SC 29169 (803) 740-1820
  • 781 Shoreacres Dr, Fairmont, MN 56031 (507) 235-9312 (507) 238-1863
  • Irmo, SC
  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • Lexington, SC
  • Columbia, SC


Position: Professional/Technical


Degree: Associate degree or higher

Professional Records

License Records

Craig A Sandsted

South Carolina
West Columbia, SC 29169
License #:
PE029751E - Expired
Professional Engineer


Us Patents

Tie Ejection Apparatus For Use With A Railroad Crosstie Distribution Vehicle

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US Patent:
6112670, Sep 5, 2000
May 4, 1998
Appl. No.:
Robert Miller - Columbia SC
Craig Sandsted - Columbia SC
David Hancock - Irmo SC
Anthony Delucia - Gaston SC
Roy Moore - Columbia SC
Harsco Technologies Corporation - Fairmont MN
International Classification:
E01B 2906
US Classification:
104 9
A tie ejector distributes new ties to be installed along a railway track, from a tie distribution car of a rail carried tie exchange vehicle. New ties are moved from a gondola cars to a conveyor at the rear of the tie distribution car leading to the tie ejector. The tie ejector has an endless drive chain on rotatable sprockets on a frame. Two striker plates are attached to the drive chain at opposite ends and opposite sides so that they cannot interfere. One is always on the rear when the other is on the front ejecting a tie by propelling it laterally relative to the conveyor. The trajectory of the tie is adjustable using a movable deflection shield attached to the frame, specifically to adjust the downward deflection angle. The tie ejector can be manually actuated by an operator while the tie distribution car is advanced, to drop ties next to the track at a predetermined and repeatable position relative to passing empty tie cribs.
Craig A Sandsted from West Columbia, SC, age ~69 Get Report