Random Distillation Packing

Random Distillation Packing by Anthony Ray Goble

Tony Goble

When Anthony Ray Goble was in college he had an internship with Koch Industries Inc. While there he invented Random Distillation Packing. The following article was published in the Kansas Board of Regents "Margin of Excellence" booklet in 1990.

"Tony Goble, a sophomore at Kansas College of Technology, worked at Koch Industries in Wichita as a chemical lab technician. During his internship, Goble designed a stainless steel packing weight that Koch places in a distillation column to test vapor flow. The innovative design functioned so well that Koch Industries will patent the devise. Goble will be listed as the inventor and has been offered full-time employment with Koch when he graduates."


Anthony Ray (12) Goble, Mervyn Ray (11), Harold Meryn (10), Charles C. (Charlie) (9), William (8), Jeremiah (7), William (6), Stephen (5), Daniel (4), Daniel/David (3), Daniel (2), Thomas (1), Willmi (William) Goble

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