Criterion Allied Inc.

765 W 16th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627 US


As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Allied Machine & Engineering Acquires Criterion
The acquisition will expand Allied’s hole making offerings.

Straitline's “Amp” stem

The Stem Solution
A small shop committed to labor-saving automation added a nine-axis turning center to machine mountain bike stems. The value of this complex machine is that it delivers a simple process. The learning curve was worth it, the owners say.

Criterion Cri-Tip modular boring system

Modular Boring System Fits Other Manufacturer's Systems
Criterion’s Cri-Tip modular boring system is designed with interchangeable boring heads and insert holders.


Last Glance at IMTS 2010
It would be impossible to cover all of the key exhibitors at IMTS 2010—even if every booth got merely a quick glance. However, the editors of MMS did get glimpses of some interesting technologies exhibited at the show...

Precision Boring Systems
 The CBER precision modular boring system converts ER collet holders into precision boring systems.

precision boring system

Precision Boring In Precision ER Collet Holders
In the past 20 years or so, the ER-style collet holder has become a de facto standard for retaining round-shank type tooling in milling and machining center applications. A precision boring system can now be included in the range of tooling compatible with precision ER-style collet systems. The ER collet featu

Product Categories of Criterion Allied Inc.

Boring Tools & Heads for Machining Centers
Boring Tools for Turning Machines
CNC Attachments
Facing Tools/Heads
Inserts, Indexable (Carbide, etc.) & Tool Inserts
Threading Tools
Tooling Systems, Modular and/or Quick-Change

Trade Names

DBL Boring Heads
Versadex MD Boring Bars