On this page you will find all blogs, news items and customer experiences in one overview. This will give you an insight into our daily work, but also an idea why customers choose for MCAP.

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Cable assemblies according to IPC/WHMA-A-620B standard

07/02/2022, 14:05

To produce the highest quality cable assemblies, we work according to the international IPC/WHMA-A-620B standard. This way our customers know that our cable assemblies are produced and checked in the right way.

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The importance of proper marking

07/02/2022, 14:05

There are countless ways of marking cables. Of course, this makes connecting the cable easy, but there are many other reasons why properly marking cables is important. Martin van Aperloo explains.

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Nep group uses high-quality fibre optic cables in media productions

07/02/2022, 14:05

NEP Group is a leading media technology company in the world and provides innovative media services. These services enable their customers to create, manage and show content to the world – anywhere, anytime, and on any platform.

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Countless applications for Molex-Microfit connectors

07/02/2022, 14:05

Micro-Fit connectors from Molex are used in many different machines and devices. From cars to washing machines and from telecom systems to medical equipment. For years, MCAP has assembled these small connectors in cable-to-cable and cable-to-pcb connections.

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The power of relationship

07/02/2022, 14:05

The fiber optic landscape is just a small world. Martin van Aperloo has been experiencing this for years. Again and again he meets old acquaintances. Just like with Fiber Optic Center’s Erwin Gelderblom. An interview with another glass fiber specialist.

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Big or small? We know what to do with it!

07/02/2022, 14:05

For more than 30 years MCAP has been a family business developing and assembling cabling. Their assembly workers produce copper cables and fiber optic cables every day for various applications, but sometimes the contrast can hardly be greater. That’s when work is carried out simultaneously on heavy duty industrial copper cables, but also on extremely small fiber optic cables.

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MCAP develops the world's first industrial connector with expanded beam optical fiber

07/02/2022, 14:05

How nice it would be if an industrial hybrid connector with power, signal and optical fiber would be suitable for connecting and disconnecting on a daily basis. That’s what one of MCAP’s customers thought at the beginning of 2019. A year later it’s there, developed by MCAP in collaboration with ODU and Fibreco.

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Fiber-optic connection helps cyclomedia to visualize streets

07/02/2022, 14:05

At MCAP we regularly have to deal with projects where our innovative strength and patience are necessary. With Cyclomedia we have been working for several years on the development and refinement of a special fiber optic connection that helps to accurately visualize streets. The story behind a special project.

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Good cabling still partially human labor

07/02/2022, 14:05

Most people know that MCAP cable & glass fiber assemblies produces cable assemblies. But what skills and steps are necessary for making high-quality and reliable fiber optic and copper cables? We ask Bianca, one of the many experienced assembly employees within the company.

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Revolutionary Neutrik connector for Broadcast and AV

07/02/2022, 14:05

As an official Neutrik partner, we are very enthusiastic about the new opticalCON DRAGONFLY connector. This revolutionary hybrid fiber optic and copper connection has specifically been developed for the Broadcast and AV market and offers many benefits.

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Girlsday on april 11

07/02/2022, 14:05

How can a company show that women are perfectly capable of practicing a technical profession? You open the doors during the national Girls Day. That's what MCAP Cable & Glassfiber Assemblies did on Thursday 11 April. Because there too, it is the ladies who carry out the technical work.

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Heavy transport

07/02/2022, 14:05

“Functionally, I already knew exactly what it was supposed to be, but then? No idea. That’s why I went looking for help. I found that help with MCAP. No doubt about it!” These are the words of Hermen Kamp, Project Coordinator Equipment Management Department at logistic service provider Mammoet in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

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No more signal loss due to dirty fibre optic connectors

07/02/2022, 14:05

No more signal loss due to dirty fibre optic connectors. Thanks to the Expanded Beam connectors from Fibreco and Stratos, dirt is no longer a reason for signal loss. They are insensitive to contamination and allow the optical signal to pass through effortlessly.

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Antistatic synonym for active?

07/02/2022, 14:05

Over the last years, a lot has been changed at MCAP. For decades the family owned company has been a major player at high-quality fibre optic assemblies and copper cables, but their working area has expanded considerably in the meantime.

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Business Club Amerstreek members surprised

07/02/2022, 14:05

There are numerous ways of marking cables. Of course this makes connecting the cable easy, but there are many more reasons why good marking of cables is important. Martin van Aperloo explains.

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30 years old and still not grown

07/02/2022, 14:05

MCAP started in 1987 with the production of mainframe computer cables. Two years later, the processing of fibre optic cables was started cautiously. Meanwhile, the family owned company has been going on for 30 years and since 1991 it has been located at De Bliek in Raamsdonksveer. Thanks to the critical eye, the large resolving power and the proactive attitude of MCAP, the company developed it selves into a specialist at copper and fibre optic assemblies.

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Affordable broadcast fibre optic connector with the light never going down

07/02/2022, 14:05

TV broadcasts, light shows and festivals can simply continue with J-Lite, the newest member of Fibreco’s Expanded Beam fibre optic connector series.

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How an extremely expensive project falls down into water

07/02/2022, 14:05

In 2014 we were approached by Nikhef, simply with an e-mail. If we could build something for them. “Bring it on”, we said, not quite knowing what to expect.

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There is a burden off our shoulders

07/02/2022, 14:05

That’s what one of our customers said when the assembling of their module was handed out to us.

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Hybrid cable saves cables and connectors

07/02/2022, 14:05

Within the world of constructing machines and equipment it’s very well possible to save on the amount of cables and connectors. With the right design, power, coaxial cables, ethernet cables, optical fibers, air or fluid lines can be combined into one hybrid cable. MCAP cable & glassfiber assemblies can help you with this.

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Neutrik cables repaired within 24 hours

07/02/2022, 14:05

The broadcast has been scheduled and the crew gets ready. During the collection of the materials you find out that a cable has been broken or damaged. What are you going to do now?

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Why MCAP?

Because of our extensive experience, we are often involved in the design process. We always approach everything from different angles and with our creative ideas, we often come up with surprising solutions. This assures you of the most ideal cable assembly for your application at the best price. We are also more than willing to think along with you for further optimisation of your existing design.