You pulse a state cell connected to a timer to pulse twenty-four times, yes. Initial testing has shown that setting the state cell to 24 seconds with a timer rate of 1s is sufficient to move them.
Excellent, thanks, I'll give it a try.
Also, I've got an idea for a primitive round-robin system in which the cooling towers and generator tower are set up in serial rather than in tandem. So the filter on the generator tower moves to Cooling Tower 1, the cells in Cooling Tower 1 goes to Cooling Tower 2, etc until Cooling Tower x(the last) feeds back to the generator tower.
<chuckle> this is exactly what I've done, I saw you idea and thought this might make an easier approach, just from the sense of tweaking timings. I've got a loop at the moment with 4 single-chamber reactors, just to play around with and prove the theory. 1 is the generating reactor, the other 3 are identical coolers and the coolant cells just move around them all. With a very short loop it should be posible to keep the reactor down for a minimum period of time. It may be expensive in terms of fabricating 4 reactors but they're only single-chamber jobbies, and it just sounded like the nearest idea to what I'm after since CASUC left us.