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Scan Magazine  |  Special Theme  |  Sauna and Wellness in Finland

Kastee® can also work in lower temperatures, making it an ideal system for exercise rooms specialised in hot yoga or pilates. Photo: Tulikivi.

Kastee System — leading the way in the sauna revolution ®

Five years ago, Dan Mertalehto, a pioneering inventor, was admiring the perfect combination of the warmth and humidity of a greenhouse, and wondered if it might be possible to create the same effect in a sauna. After some more thinking and prototyping, he successfully invented a system that takes away the hard edge from a sauna’s dry and hot heat. By Anne Koski-Wood

Kastee® System is a new, revolutionary, smart air humidifier, which upgrades any dry sauna into a well-being oasis with rich and abundant steam. As a result, the heat is soft, moist and easy to breathe. The secret lies in a water spray nozzle  installed inside the stove. The nozzle, which is connected to a water supply, sprays water on the stones at regular intervals, giving the atmosphere the 70  |  Issue 119  |  December 2018

feel of an ancient smoke sauna. Hygro  and thermometer sensors, placed on a sauna wall, measure the humidity and temperature levels. The levels can be adjusted in a control unit, which is placed outside the sauna. The Kastee® System is electronically driven, automatic, self-  adjustable and completely safe. A sauna expert, a long-standing member of the Finnish Sauna Society and 

founder of the British Sauna Society,  Mika Meskanen, says: “Everyone’s journey into the pleasures of a sauna is unique, but most connoisseurs agree that the soft humidity and enveloping warmth of a traditional wood-fired smoke sauna is the ultimate experience.” The Kastee® technology helps recreate this climate in modern commercial and domestic saunas and makes it accessible to everyone.

Still like a traditional sauna When asked about the difference between a steam room and a sauna with a Kastee® System, the CEO and partner, Ilkka  Korhonen points out that steam rooms use a kettle to create hot and cold steam, whereas in the Kastee® System, the quality of warmth and temperature stays

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Scan Magazine, Issue 119, December 2018  

Promoting Brand Scandinavia! Including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

Scan Magazine, Issue 119, December 2018  

Promoting Brand Scandinavia! Including Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland.