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Polar HMR 60 Sauna Heater | Designer series 6.0 6kW | Reviews, Price, and Specifications



Red Electric Sauna Heater made by Polar

The Polar HMR 60 is a 6,000 watt (6 kW) electric sauna heater designed for rooms 175-310 cubic feet.

It is designed for sauna rooms with ceiling height between 74″ and 94″, with a minimum floor area of 21 square feet.  It can be an excellent, cost-effective heater for medium-size home saunas for 3-6 people.

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The Polar Designer Electric Sauna Heaters come in 4.5kw, 6kw, and 8kw versions.

The HMR Designer Series models are wall mounted electric sauna heaters with ETL and UL listings and can be ordered for commercial and non-commercial use.

Polar Sauna USA is located in Cocato, MN – but these heaters are built and assembled by TyloHelo.

The outer casing and rock cavity are made with aluminum-zinc alloy, the outer cover is cast aluminum and the grill is stainless steel.

The unit does not come with an electric plug and should be wired by a qualified electrician.  Make sure your electric service is adequate and you have room on your electric panel.

It is 240v AC and pulls 25 amps.  It should be wired with a #10 copper wire.   Polar HMR heaters can also be purchased in 208v 1 or 3 phase so make sure you are ordering the right one.

The stove is designed to handle the traditional sauna practice of dropping water on the rocks to create steam.  They have a stone capacity of 50 pounds and ship with 50 pounds of volcanic sauna rocks.

Polar HMR series heaters come standard with timer and delay functions mounted on the bottom front of the unit.

The controls include a basic 60 minute timer with a 1-8 hour delay function, allowing the sauna to be set up to 8 hours in advance.

If you need need outside or wall-mounted controls you must purchase a HNVR 60 SC sauna heater if you want to stay with the Polar brand.

Polar offers a one year limited warranty.

  • Size: 23″h x 16″w x 11″d
  • Red
  • The HMR 60 uses three 2000 watt Stainless steel heating elements (208 or 240v).  Replacement heating elements can be purchased here.

Where to buy Polar Electric Sauna Heaters

Polar offers factory closeout and scratch-and-dent discounts by contacting their factory at 800-346-6536.

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Maximum Temperature and Size Index

Estimated Max Temp
Heater Size Index
19-34 watts/ft3
Manufacturer Recommended Room Size
175 ft3 Minimum | 310 ft3 Maximum
  • 100F
  • 125F
  • 150F
  • 175F
  • 19-34 watts/ft3 | Max 200F
  • 225F
  • 250F
  • 275F
  • 300F


Updated on October 22, 2019 at 4:51 pm

  • Price: $790
  • Total Size: 310 Max Cubic Feet
  • People: 2-5
  • Sauna Type: Heater - Electric
  • Status: For Sale - New
  • Sauna Rocks: Comes with 50 lbs of Volcanite sauna rocks.
  • Electricity: Grid
  • Length: 23"h x 16"w x 11"d
  • Controls: On Heater. 60 minute timer and 8 hour delay function.

Other Models

Title Notes Price KW Voltage Max Room Size Minimum Clearance

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w/ 50 Lbs of Stones $690 / USD 4.5 240 Volt 210 Cubic Feet 4"

Polar HMR-60

w/ 50 Lbs of Stones $790 / USD 6 240 Volt 310 Cubic Feet 4"

Polar HMR-80

w/ 50 lbs of Stones $879 / USD 8 240 Volt 420 Cubic Feet 4"


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